Eligibility and FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

  • I was not selected to participate. Should I reapply?

    This a competitive program with class size limited to 12 participants. Applicants are encouraged to reapply in the future. 

  • What is the time commitment?

    Fellows must attend each 2-day seminar. Fellows should expect to work 2–4 hours per week between seminars.

  • I identify as a survivor and/or as having lived experience. Am I required to disclose this?

    No, you are not required to disclose this information. Each fellow is welcome to share anything they would like about their personal and professional experience. Additionally, we ask that other fellows do not disclose another participant's personal experiences.

  • I am not a trafficking expert, but I have expertise that I can contribute to address the project question. Can I apply?

    Yes, you may apply if you have expertise that can support the development of recommendations within a group setting.

  • Are travel expenses covered in advance?

    Lodging and airfare are paid for in advance by NHTTAC. Fellows are reimbursed for meals and ground travel.

  • Where can I find information about past classes?

    Find information on past classes, including their recommendations on OTIP's website

  • What is Coro?

    Coro delivers customized leadership development experiences focused on a specific issue and/or population. Through its nuanced approach to leadership, Coro has expanded leadership capacity in universities, local government, and nonprofits. For more information, visit https://coronorcal.org/.

  • What is the Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP)?

    OTIP operates under the Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services. OTIP's mission is to "combat human trafficking by supporting and leading systems that prevent trafficking through public awareness and protect victims through identification and assistance, helping them rebuild their lives and become self-sufficient." Learn more about OTIP.

  • What is the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center (NHTTAC)?

    Funded by OTIP, NHTTAC delivers T/TA to inform and enhance the public health response to human trafficking. Learn more about NHTTAC.

  • I'm interested in this fellowship, but these dates don't work for me. How can I get updates on future opportunities?

    Send an email to info@nhttac.org and ask to be added to the NHTTAC mailing list for email updates on the HTLA as well as other fellowship and scholarship opportunities. 

  • The application requires that I submit a one- to two-paragraph bio. Who has access to this?

    Your bio is reviewed as part of your application by NHTTAC, Coro, OTIP, and a panel of HTLA alumni. If selected, bios of selected applicants will be shared with the other fellows as part of the onboarding process.

  • Who attends the final presentation and graduation ceremony?

    OTIP,  NHTTAC, and other federal stakeholders who have an interest in the recommendations. Fellows are also encouraged to invite a support person to attend the presentation.

  • I'm interested in this fellowship, but this project question is not a good fit for me. What are my options?

    Send an email to info@nhttac.org and ask to be added to the NHTTAC mailing list for email updates on the HTLA as well as other fellowship and scholarship opportunities. 

Contact NHTTAC

National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance CenterEmail NHTTAC or call 844-648-8822 for more information or to speak with a NHTTAC specialist. The NHTTAC call center is open from 8:30 to 5:00 EST Monday through Friday. All email inquiries will be responded to within 1 business day.

NHTTAC services are free and delivered based on need.

Last Reviewed: August 21, 2019

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