Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows
Located just outside of Washington D.C., The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows is a competitive five-and-a-half week summer leadership program that offers a small, select group of rising college juniors unparalleled opportunities in the nation’s capital and on the famous estate of America’s first president.
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Program Dates: June 8-July 15, 2015
About the Program:
The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program invites undergraduate leaders from diverse academic disciplines to immerse themselves in leadership development programming inspired by the life and legacy of George Washington, and today’s foremost leaders. This select, small cohort of rising college juniors will engage in dynamic academic workshops, experiential activities, and a capstone project that fully utilizes the rich resources of Washington, D.C., the nation’s newest presidential library, and the famous estate of America’s first president.
This five-and-a-half week residential summer fellowship is designed to create the next generation of our nation’s top leaders. During this time, you will dig deep into a cause you believe in, interact with like-minded student leaders from across the country, and learn from the top corporate, military, government, and non-profit leaders in the nation. You will experience impactful personal growth, develop a network of professional contacts, present a mission-oriented service project, and become a lifelong member of a connected and engaged community of program alumni. Set against the exciting backdrop of our nation’s capital and Mount Vernon, a vast variety of unparalleled cultural and networking opportunities await you.
The 2015 class of Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows will comprise a small cohort of rising college juniors, selected from the 5 regions of the United States. This regional selection process ensures Mount Vernon’s goal of gathering a diverse, dynamic group of Fellows from across the country.
Students who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply:
-Currently enrolled rising college junior in good standing
-Demonstrated leadership ability and interest
-Cumulative GPA 3.4 or higher
More details and application instructions can be found here: http://www.mountvernon.org/library/leadership-programs/mount-vernon-fellows/