Fellowship candidates can demonstrate success in their professional careers and a commitment to developing as a leader. Strong candidates are highly-motivated, open to growth, and committed to advancing the Latino community. Candidates must have a minimum of seven years of professional experience.

Application Requirements 

A minimum of seven years of professional experience

Two letters of recommendation

Application Essay 

Application Process


Applications for the 2021 Winter Cohort, which will run from January – June of 2021, will open October 1, 2020 and close on November 2, 2020. Once applications are submitted a selection committee will review and interview finalists. The Fellowship program tuition cost is $3,500.

Program Dates


The Institute offers two Fellowship cohorts annually. Each cohort will consist of approximately 25 Fellows. Courses run one Friday afternoon (4:30pm – 8pm) and half-day Saturday (8am – 12pm) for six consecutive months. 

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