Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program
Application Deadline: January 11, 2017
Open to: Sophomores
Award Type: Leadership
Area(s) of study: All fields
Award criteria: academic achievement; leadership
Award provides: six-week leadership development program, housing, transportation, meals, and a $3000 stipend.
- Current U.S. Citizen
- Cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher
- Proven leadership ability and involvement
The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program is a six-week summer institute for rising college juniors to cultivate leadership skills. As a part of this program, students meet with national leaders, engage with other fellows, and collaborate with their assigned mentor on their individual capstone projects. Applicants are evaluated on academic achievement, leadership ability, and demonstrated interest in the proposed capstone project. For more information, visit http://www.mountvernon.org/leadershipfellows/.
- 3 Essays
- 2 letters of recommendation
Make an appointment with a National Scholarships and Fellowships Program advisor by visiting http://college.emory.edu/national-awards/resources/appointments.html. We will help you determine your eligibility and, if you choose to apply, provide feedback on your application.