Anyone 18 years of age or older with a commitment to service – a deep desire to devote oneself to serving others through their profession – is now eligible for a Hemera Fellowship. Applicants must work full-time in their field.
Below are examples of eligible fellows:
Educators: pre-K through college.
School administrators and staff: principals, guidance counselors, advisors, nurses, librarians and school safety officers.
Health care professionals: physicians, nurses, orderlies, medical technicians, dentists, psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists, social workers, chaplains, medical school students and hospice staff.
Artists: full-time visual, performance, writers, multidisciplinary artists
First responders: police, firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, 911 dispatchers, disaster response teams.
Military: active duty, reservists and veterans.
Others: public defenders, legal aid attorneys, victim advocates, human rights advocates; employees working for any 501(c)(3) non-profit organization or private foundation; employees working in direct human services (government or private). Examples include health and human services, child protective services, workforce development.