FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We will select 15-20 fellows for each cohort. Competitive applications are those that closely fit within the guidelines/preferences outlined in the application.
Participants will be chosen based on the eligibility and preference criteria outlined in the application. In the event that we have more applications than available slots, we will conduct phone interviews.
All applications must be received by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2019. Please email your application. We will not accept faxed or mailed applications. You will receive a confirmation of receipt. We are not responsible for applications not received or that cannot be opened using Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat Reader.
The retreat lasts for five days. It begins June 4, 2019 and ends on June 9, 2019 for Executive Directors. It begins on June 25, 2019 and ends on June 30, 2019 for Mid-Level Managers.
Unfortunately, you will not be accepted as a participant. Because of the structure of the program, it is important that participants are able to attend the entire retreat.
Yes. Once accepted each participant must pay $950 towards her participation.
This fee will be waived if your participation is underwritten by a foundation or supporter.
Absolutely. The content of the retreat will be based on the needs of this year’s incoming class. However, preference will be given to first-time applicants.
Yes, but very minimal. We will have one pre-retreat teleconference to discuss the details, announce the seminar topics, and answer any logistical questions.
You can expect a response regarding your application no later than Friday, April 24, 2019.