Thank you for your interest in applying for Challenge Detroit's next class of Fellows!

We are accepting applications until Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 11:59PM EST*. You will submit a basic application along with your resume,** essay response and a 60-second video. You will also be asked for an optional reference.

If you are selected as a finalist, we will notify you around Thursday, April 16, 2020 regarding your invitation to the Interview Experience on May 7 and 8 in Detroit (attendance at the Interview Experience is required). 

Thank you again for your interest and don’t hesitate to email us at if you have any questions. We look forward to receiving your application!


The Challenge Detroit Team

*We suggest you complete/submit your application during SUBMITTABLE CUSTOMER SERVICE HOURS in the event you encounter an issue. Submittable customer service hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Mountain Time (11am-7pm Eastern Time). If you are in a different timezone, please take that into consideration. 

**If applicable to your industry (architecture, graphic design, etc.), you will also be asked to submit your portfolio link. Check our website for more details.


  • Tuesday, March 17, 2020 // Applications Due
  • Around Thursday, April 16, 2020 // Finalist Notification (Rolling)
  • Thursday, May 7 - Friday, May 8, 2020 // Interview Experience
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