Grove Application

You may be eligible to join our fourth cohort of Eva Kastan Grove Fellows and learn from our city’s accomplished and influential public servants.

The Grove Fellowship Program is a prestigious and rigorous fellowship that provides mentorship, professional development, support, and a $2,000 stipend, to Grove Fellows, students who are committed to public service, public policy and human rights.

The Grove Fellowship Program provides students with an opportunity to learn from Grove Leaders, accomplished public policy and human rights leaders and scholars who will spend the Spring 2024 semester (January — May 2024) mentoring students and facilitating discussions on campus. Grove Fellows work with a Grove Leader and a cohort of up to five students to complete a project that advances public policy and human rights locally, nationally or globally. Fellows also visit spaces where policies are drafted, introduced, debated or implemented.

Eligibility Requirements:

Candidates must have earned, at minimum, 30 credits and be enrolled at Hunter College during the Spring 2023 semester as full-time students (12 or more credits). A minimum of 1/3 of these credits must have been earned at Hunter College. Graduate students and individuals with advanced degrees are not eligible to apply. Successful applicants will show evidence of the following.

  • Academic excellence
  • Leadership potential
  • A history of, or future commitment to, public service

Application Deadline and Materials:

Applications for the Spring 2024 Eva Kastan Grove Fellowship are now closed.  The deadline to apply was November 12, 2023 at 11:59 PM.

Selection Process:

The program has a competitive selection process and strives to select a class of Fellows who are academically, geographically and culturally diverse based upon the applicant pool.

If you have questions about the application process, please email Peter Sclafani at