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Our Fellowship Program

Fellows are mid-career professionals committed to equity and social impact, seeking to accelerate their career and leadership skills development.

Fellows are mid-career professionals who apply their expertise, and contribute their leadership skills for the betterment of their communities and the nation.

Fellows

Fellows are mid-career professionals who apply their expertise, and contribute their leadership skills for the betterment of their communities and the nation.
Mentors provide real world hands-on experience that give mid-career professionals the experience and confidence to excel in social impact leadership roles across sectors.

Mentors

Mentors provide real world hands-on experience that give mid-career professionals the experience and confidence to excel in social impact leadership roles across sectors.

If you are committed to equity, integrity and excellence and interested in advancing your social impact leadership abilities, we want to hear from you.

First summer semester at Georgetown University, McCourt School of Public Policy in Washington, D.C.

Nine-month Mentorship placement

Final summer semester at Georgetown University, McCourt School of Public Policy in Washington, D.C.

Graduation

Lifelong development network

June – August

September – May

June – July

Late July

WHO WE ARE

National Urban Fellows is a leadership accelerator for and talent pipeline of diverse mid- career professionals committed to equity, public service, and social impact. Since 1969, NUF has made deep investments in Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and women leaders committed to public service, racial equity and social justice. (remove space) The National Urban Fellows (NUF) is the only program in the U.S. that offers the following

A fully funded master’s degree from a world-class institution

 

Mentoring by committed senior executives

 

Full-time residencies at renowned institutions

Targeted national recruiting of exemplary Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and female candidates

Leadership development support with an emphasis on equity

ABOUT NUF

NUF’s program cultivates and prepares the social impact leaders of tomorrow by combining an interdisciplinary curriculum with practical work experience and mentoring by a senior leader to give emerging leaders the skills and network they need to successfully drive social change. The fellowship program is centered on early to mid-career professionals who are committed to equity, public service, and social impact.

FULL-TIME, 14 MONTH LEADERSHIP ACCELERATOR

14 month leadership accelerator

BEHIND THE NUMBERS

BEHIND THE NUF NUMBERS

A Lifetime of Champions for Equity and Social Justice