115th Congress Stennis Fellows at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV, in October 2017.

Nominations are now being accepted for the 116th Congress Stennis Congressional Staff Fellows Program. For your convenience, the nomination form is completed and submitted online. Your answers are confidential and will be shared only with the members of the independent selection committee. For more information on the Stennis Fellows program, please view our brochure here.

Please note that by entering the name of the nominating Member of Congress you are certifying to us that the Member is nominating you for this fellowship. Each Member of Congress may nominate one staff leader for the Fellows Program. Chairmen and Ranking Members of committees may make an additional nomination in that role.

The nomination form includes three short essay questions. Prepare your answers in a separate document and upload the document to the online nomination form.

The independent selection committee carefully reviews each nomination, with particular attention to your short essay answers and your career profile or resume. In the selection of the 28 to 32 Fellows for the 116th Congress, the independent selection committee also considers factors such as balanced representation from each political party and chamber, diversity, and overall benefits to the Fellows program.

The deadline for receipt of the nomination form is Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact:
• Rex Buffington,, 662-325-8409 (office), 662-617-1060 (cell)
• Eric Jones,, 202-546-1837 (office)
• Janet McKell,, 662-325-8409 (office)
• Jessica Shappley,, 662-325-8409 (office)