GAP YEAR FELLOWSHIP
Who should consider applying?
We invite applicants from the full spectrum of majors and backgrounds who have an interest in and the potential for community based service leadership including applicants considering community based service careers or social entrepreneurial activities in:
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|Fellow, Mayuri Patel, helping to herd cattle at a local farm.|
Individuals with a track record of or with an interest in developing new, innovative, or independent community based initiatives (domestically or abroad) are strongly encouraged to consider applying.
Though academic credentials will be taken into consideration, as important a consideration will be indications of personal characteristics which predict effective leadership including:
Creative, energetic, optimistic
Very strong interpersonal and communication skills
Compassionate and caring
Flexible and able to learn about and adjust to local surroundings and culture
Resilience, perseverance, and discipline
Practical and pragmatic – Able to get things done
Fellows will be accepted from a national pool of applicants. We encourage individuals from all across the United States to consider applying.