What experience makes for a strong Fellowship application?

Applicants from all personal, educational and professional backgrounds are encouraged to apply for the Fellowship. There are not specific characteristics or experiences required to be selected. However, candidates with experiences exemplifying the following characteristics often make for the strongest candidates:

  • Leadership
  • Academic achievement
  • Ethical and honorable conduct
  • Good moral character
  • Dedication to humane values
  • Past participation in public service activities
  • Well-adjusted personality
  • Sound judgment

Financial need is not a factor for consideration.