What are the rewards and benefits of the Fellowship?
In addition to ongoing personal and professional development, Fellows receive a $25,000 stipend distributed over the 14 months of the program, health insurance, a book allowance, relocation and travel reimbursement as well as payment of tuition. Fellows also receive travel and lodging to the National Leadership Conference held in January.
Is there an application fee for the program?
Yes. Upon acceptance and enrollment into the program Fellows pay a $500 non-refundable program administration fee.
What is the co-investment tuition payment?
Fellows are expected to make a $15,000 investment in their career and leadership development. This co-investment tuition payment is due March 2020. Please note that there are a variety of payment options available to Fellows.
How are special needs – such as disabilities – for Fellows handled?
National Urban Fellows complies with all government guidelines and regulations as they apply to individuals with disabilities. Baruch College provides assistance and accommodations as required by New York State and Federal law.
How are previously scheduled commitments – such as a vacation – handled during the Fellowship year?
Individuals who apply for a Fellowship are obligated to comply with all National Urban Fellows policies and regulations. Exceptions are not permitted.
Where can I direct additional questions?
Please email the Program Office, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 646-380-1049.