President's Fellows Application

What is a President's Fellow?

Fellowship Description

The President's Symposium and White Paper Project is an interprofessional and interdisciplinary program that explores issues impacting the UMB community. As a component of the President's Symposium, an interdisciplinary group of students is selected to participate in a mentored fellowship while researching and developing recommendations for the University.

This year's program has the President's Fellows working alongside UMB's Chief Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer and Vice President, Diane Forbes Berthoud, PhD, MA, making recommendations to the University's leadership on the topic of Strategic Priorities for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Individuals selected to participate should expect to commit an average of 10-hours a week to the program until May 15th.


Participation benefits:

  • A total stipend accumulating to $2,500
  • Ability to work alongside an interprofessional team of students to write and publish a university-focused white paper
  • Individual meetings and interviews with UMB's leadership
  • Final presentation to UMB leadership and greater community on the resulting white paper’s findings and institutional recommendations

President's Fellow Applications due October 17th, 2021

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