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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Become A PMF

2015 Application

The PMF Class of 2015 application was held October 1-15, 2014. Information on the PMF Class of 2016 application can be found at the 2016 Application webpage.


(All deadlines are 11:59:59 PM, Eastern Time)

NOTE: The dates below are subject to change and apply to the PMF Class of 2015 only. Please check frequently for any updates.

Date Description
September 30, 2014

A one-time Applicant Information Session that will focus on a general overview of the PMF Program, the 2015 PMF application, and a panel of current Fellows offering their advice and experiences.  There will also be an opportunity to ask questions throughout the presentation.

October 1, 2014

Application for the PMF Class of 2015 opens via a job opportunity announcement on USAJOBS at; search for "Presidential Management Fellows" during the open period. Eligible applicants must also complete the on-line assessment and on-line essays prior to the announcement closing.

October 8, 2014 A question and answer session where applicants may submit questions regarding the 2015 PMF application cycle. 
October 15, 2014 Application for the PMF Class of 2015 closes at 11:59:59pm (Eastern Time)
Two Weeks After Announcement Closes Deadline for applicants to submit supporting documentation for any claims for Veterans' Preference and/or Native American (Indian) Preference
4-6 Weeks After Announcement Closes
  • Applicants notified of eligibility
  • Semi-Finalists selected and notified
  • Semi-Finalists start scheduling their In-Person Assessment
December 2014 - January 2015

In-Person Assessments conducted for Semi-Finalists
(see location and dates below once finalized)

December 7, 2014 Deadline for Semi-Finalists to self-schedule their In-Person Assessment
March 26, 2015 Semi-Finalists notified of Finalist status via email
August 31, 2015 Deadline for those 2015 Finalists completing their advanced degree to complete all degree requirements
March 26, 2016 Deadline for 2015 Finalists to accept and start a PMF appointment

UPDATED: 09-02-2015