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Wexner Graduate Fellowship

Leadership development for Jewish communal professionals in graduate schools and the field

Selection Process

*APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED. THE NEXT APPLICATION CYCLE WILL OPEN IN FALL 2017.*

 

For the Academic Year 2017-2018

  • LATE SEPTEMBER 2016: Application opens. Anyone interested in applying to the Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars Program must complete an eligibility form as first step of application process. Once eligibility is confirmed, access will be granted to the full online application form.
  • FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017 AT 10:00 AM (EST): Complete applications due.
  • MID-MARCH 2017: Finalists will be invited, via email, to an in-person interview (required) with the Selection Committee, comprised of leading professionals who are committed to the fields encompassed by the Fellowship program.
  • WEEK OF MARCH 26TH : Finalist interviews will be conducted in New York City. Finalists living in North America, but outside of New York City, will be brought to the interview at the Foundation's expense. Finalists living outside of North America will be interviewed via video conference. Please note: Finalists must inform the Selection Committee at (or before) their interview which graduate program s/he will be attending starting Summer or Fall 2017.

NOTE:
Any candidate accepted as a Wexner Fellow/Davidson Scholar must attend an orientation session near Baltimore, Maryland on MAY 15-17, 2017 at the Foundation’s expense. All Fellows are also required to attend the Summer Institute, AUGUST 20-25, 2017 and all subsequent winter and summer institutes. See here for further expectations.

Questions?

Please contact Linda Smith, Senior Administrator, Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars Program, at lsmith@wexner.net.