Apply to be a Mount Vernon Leadership Fellow

Sophomores: Apply now to be a Mount Vernon Leadership  Fellow

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Application Deadline: February 5, 2016
Program Dates: June 6, 2016 – July 13, 2016

The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows is a fully paid and funded, five and a half week fellowship summer residential program for rising college juniors who want to make a difference. We invite undergraduate leaders from diverse academic disciplines to immerse themselves in a dynamic leadership curriculum inspired by the life and legacy of George Washington, and ultimately, consider what leadership truly means.

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Why should you apply?

  • A five and a half week residential, fully-funded summer fellowship in Washington, D.C.
  • A $600 weekly stipend plus all room, board, and transportation expenses
  • Interact with a cohort of like-minded student leaders from across the country
  • Develop a mission-oriented service project as the program capstone
  • Meet regularly with a personal mentor in your field of interest
  • Accomplish positive change by digging deep into a cause you believe in
  • Develop a network of professional contacts
  • Become a lifelong member of a connected and engaged community of fellowship alumni
  • All of this against the inspiring backdrop of our nation’s capital and George Washington’s Mount Vernon

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Learn more about the program by reading our interactive brochure online. View the Online Brochure
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Hear what past fellows have to say:  “It was truly one of the most valuable experiences I could have had this past summer. The people at Mount Vernon are incredible resources and my fellow fellows are going to be some of my lifelong friends.”
– Skidmore junior Lilly Philbrick.
Submit your application to be a Mount Vernon Leadership Fellow by February 5th!
To learn more, please contact Amanda Hadad, Manager of the Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows, at MVFellowsprogram@mountvernon.org, or 703-667-3601.

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