Coro Fellows Program

 

Coro Fellows Program

Are you looking for the fellowships? Now you’ve come to the right place. Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs seeks emerging innovators in business, policy, and government. Coro Fellows are diverse, talented individuals committed to positive change in their communities throughout their lives and careers. The Coro Fellows Program uses the city as a classroom to train the next generation of change makers. The Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs develops the next generation of aspiring change makers. Winners will receive tuition fee between $3,500 and $5,000 amount.

Coro was founded in San Francisco in 1942 by W. Donald Fletcher, an attorney, and Van Duyn Dodge. It is a not-for-profit community organization and participates in special community and political problem-solving processes.

Eligibility:

  • Coro Fellows are diverse, talented individuals committed to positive change in their communities throughout their lives and careers.
  • Fellows must be emerging innovators in business, policy, and government who demonstrate exceptional leadership through their accomplishments, curiosity, and civic involvement.
  • Fellows are brought together by a common interest in creative leadership and civic engagement, and building strong connections that will support them as they drive impact in their cities and organizations.
  • Applicants may include individuals who have recently completed their undergraduate or graduate degrees, as well as those with several years of work experience.

 How to Apply:

You can apply on-line through the given link for fellowship:

https://corofellows.wufoo.com/forms/wdq9x5x07nxkun/

Essays:

  • Essay 1: What significant personal and/or professional factors have most informed your present outlook? How do these impact your relationship to your community and your approach to leadership? (Please answer in no more than 1,000 words.)
  • Essay 2: Briefly describe a high-stakes situation in which you exercised leadership.  What was your role, what did you do that had an impact on the success or failure of the group, and what did you learn about yourself?  What was the most important thing you learned from another person(s)? (Please answer in no more than 750 words.)
  • Essay 3: What are your short-term and long-term professional aspirations? How will your participation in the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs help you realize your life plan? (Please answer in no more than 750 words.)
  • Supplemental Essay for Coro New York applicants only: How do you envision leveraging your Coro Fellows experience after graduation to contribute to the civic life of New York City? (Please answer in no more than 750 words.)

 Supporting Documents:

Applicant must submit:

  • Background and contact information
  • Resume
  • Essays (3) plus a supplemental essay for New York applicants
  • Letters of recommendation (2)
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary academic institutions you have attended (unofficial transcripts are accepted)

 Submitting Details:

The applicant may email recommendation letters directly to fellowsapp-at-coro.org.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • Tuition waivers and payment schedules vary between Coro centers.
  • Nationally, there is tuition between $3,000 and $5,000, of which a partial deposit is due upon acceptance into the program.
  • Need-based stipends are available at all Coro locations. Pittsburgh is the only location that does not charge tuition and offers need-blind stipends to all selected Fellows.

Application Deadline:

Interested candidates are invited to apply until January 18, 2017.

Link for More Information:

http://www.corofellowship.org/apply-today/

Contact Information:

If you have any question, email at tstolich-at-coropittsburgh.org

 

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