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Heed the Call

Applications for the ninth cohort of Omidyar Fellows are currently being accepted through 12 noon HST on Wednesday, March 6, 2024. Candidates who applied by the early application deadline of 12 noon HST on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 will receive notification confirming receipt of materials.

Click here or the “Submit Application” link to the left to complete your application.

We encourage applicants to read through the Application Package, Application Tips, and Application FAQs prior to submitting an application.

Info Sessions

Interested applicants attended our virtual and in-person Info Sessions on Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Maui, and Hawai‘i Island in January. Click here to watch the Virtual Info Session recording.


Key Activities and Deadlines
2024 Dates

Candidates invited to apply

Tuesday, January 9

Early application deadline

Wednesday, February 28
12 noon HST

Final application deadline

Wednesday, March 6
12 noon HST

Potential phone interview

Monday, March 18 –
Wednesday, March 27

Semifinalist in-person small group process

Monday, April 15 –
Tuesday, April 16

Finalist in-person interviews with Board

Monday, May 13 –
Tuesday, May 14

Cohort IX Fellows announced

Friday, May 17

Cohort IX Kickoff

Tuesday, September 17 –
Thursday, September 19

To stay informed about the Omidyar Fellows program and future opportunities to get involved, please subscribe to the Omidyar Fellows Hawai‘i Newsletter, or follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Last updated: January 9, 2024