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Presidential Fellowship in University and Community Leadership 2012-2013 Applications Now Open to Qualified Seniors

Yeshiva University’s Presidential Fellowship in University and Community Leadership provides a unique opportunity for graduates of Stern College for Women, Syms School of Business, and Yeshiva College. Qualifying graduates of the class of 2012 will be selected to spend eleven months (August 2012 – June 2013) as Presidential Fellows. They will be challenged to involve themselves in and affect many aspects of campus life while engaged in an in-depth learning experience.

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Fellows are selected from a competitive applicant pool and assigned to a University office where they are mentored by a University administrator.  Through work in their offices, Fellows are involved in many facets of University operations and are responsible for special projects.  In addition, all Fellows participate in a year-long graduate seminar in leadership, where they interact with University administrators and faculty in addition to academic and communal leaders invited to campus. Fellows receive a stipend of $24,000 for the year.

Fellowship placements are available in the following departments for 2012-13:

In addition to adding energy, creativity and inspiration to Yeshiva University, Fellows will gain skills and perspectives that will enable their success in whatever graduate or professional enterprise they choose to pursue. Students should consider the Fellowship regardless of their career objectives if they value service to the Jewish community and exposure to university administration.

An online application form and instructions are available here. Applications and all supporting documents must be received by January 31, 2012.