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Apply to be a Mount Vernon Leadership Fellow

Sophomores: Apply now to be a Mount Vernon Leadership  Fellow


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.

Learn more.

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


Learn more about the program by reading our interactive brochure online. View the Online Brochure
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, or 703-667-3601.

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