Applying for the Pollard Fellowship


Note that, due to COVID-19, the scholars selected for 2020 will complete their summer residency in 2021. For this reason, we are not accepting applications in the 2020-2021 academic year.

January 31, 2020: Applications due
February, 2020: Decisions announced
June 14-25, 2021: Virtual residency and research
January, 2022: Research papers due
Spring, 2022: Research presentations


Applications for the Pollard Fellowship open in early October. The application deadline for the Bill Pollard Faith and Business Research Fellowship is January 31. (Note that, due to COVID-19, we are not accepting applications in 2020-2021 academic year.)


Prospective scholars will be asked to submit:

  • Cover page 
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) 
  • Three short essays (additional instructions will be provided) 

One space will be reserved for a scholar who is local to the Seattle area. The two remaining spaces will be open to all qualified applicants, regardless of location.