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Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows

Goes By: Mount Vernon

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About this Fellowship

PROGRAM ON HIATUS FOR SUMMER 2022. A competitive six week summer leadership program that offers a small, select group of rising college juniors unparalleled opportunities in the nation’s capital and on the famous estate of America’s first president.

The program is currently suspended for the 2021-2022 cycle. The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program is a fully paid, five and a half week summer residential program for rising juniors who desire to make a difference. Rising third-year students from diverse academic disciplines are eligible to spend the summer near Washington, D.C. to immerse themselves in a leadership development program inspired by George Washington and today's foremost leaders. This select, small cohort will engage in dynamic leadership education curriculum, interact with nationally recognized corporate, government, and military leaders in the nation’s capital; and discover how to change the world through self-reflection, exciting experiential activities, and a community service-focused capstone project.

Award Value

Fully funded 6-week summer experience, including $600 per week stipend.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Sophomore

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: November 28, 2023

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