The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows is a fully-funded 5.5 week residential program that 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 leaders. The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program will prepare students to discover their own unique mission, giving them the tools to succeed.

This select, small cohort of rising college juniors will engage in dynamic academic workshops, experiential activities, networking opportunities, 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. The program offers each student a generous stipend as well as campus housing, meals, activities, and all transportation to and from Washington, D.C.

Applications opened on October 15, 2014
Application review begins on December 15, 2014 on a rolling basis
The application deadline is February 1, 2015
The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program runs from June 8 – July 15, 2015

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