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ELP Fellowship Application

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National

The participation fee for the National Fellowship Program is $3,500 which includes 10 days of training, meals and overnight accommodations during our two retreats, 4 hours of professional coaching and access to ELP's lifelong learning community. The participation fee does not include transportation to and from retreat venues. 


ELP is committed to making it work financially to all Fellows that are accepted into our programs.  We do this in a variety of ways:

 

Organizational Sponsorship or Support 
Many Fellows have been successful in receiving support from their employers. ELP is available to provide information to your employer, highlighting the benefits of the Fellowship Program as a professional development opportunity.

 

Payment Plans

We offer various payment plans that allow you to spread out your payments over time.

Scholarships

We offer a few needs-based partial scholarships to individuals who otherwise would not be able to participate due to financial constraints. Scholarships are directed towards reducing the participation fee, and do not cover travel expenses.


Chesapeake Regional Fellowship

The participation fee for the Regional Fellowship Program is $1,500 which includes 12 days of training, meals and overnight accommodations during our three retreats, and access to ELP's lifelong learning community. The participation fee does not include transportation to and from retreat venues. 

ELP is committed to making it work financially to all Fellows that are accepted into our programs.  We do this in a variety of ways:

 

Organizational Sponsorship or Support 
Many Fellows have been successful in receiving support from their employers. ELP is available to provide information to your employer, highlighting the benefits of the Fellowship Program as a professional development opportunity.

 

Payment Plans

We offer various payment plans that allow you to spread out your payments over time.

Scholarships

We offer a few needs-based partial scholarships to individuals who otherwise would not be able to participate due to financial constraints. Scholarships are directed towards reducing the participation fee, and do not cover travel expenses.

Eastern Regional Fellowship Participation Fee

The participation fee for the Regional Fellowship Program is $1,500 which includes 12 days of training, meals and overnight accommodations during our three retreats, and access to ELP's lifelong learning community. The participation fee does not include transportation to and from retreat venues. 

ELP is committed to making it work financially to all Fellows that are accepted into our programs.  We do this in a variety of ways:

 

Organizational Sponsorship or Support 
Many Fellows have been successful in receiving support from their employers. ELP is available to provide information to your employer, highlighting the benefits of the Fellowship Program as a professional development opportunity.

 

Payment Plans

We offer various payment plans that allow you to spread out your payments over time.

Scholarships

We offer a few needs-based partial scholarships to individuals who otherwise would not be able to participate due to financial constraints. Scholarships are directed towards reducing the participation fee, and do not cover travel expenses.

Pacific Northwest Regional Fellowship Participation Fee

The participation fee for the Regional Fellowship Program is $1,500 which includes 12 days of training, meals and overnight accommodations during our three retreats, and access to ELP's lifelong learning community. The participation fee does not include transportation to and from retreat venues. 

ELP is committed to making it work financially to all Fellows that are accepted into our programs.  We do this in a variety of ways:

 

Organizational Sponsorship or Support 
Many Fellows have been successful in receiving support from their employers. ELP is available to provide information to your employer, highlighting the benefits of the Fellowship Program as a professional development opportunity.

 

Payment Plans

We offer various payment plans that allow you to spread out your payments over time.

Scholarships

We offer a few needs-based partial scholarships to individuals who otherwise would not be able to participate due to financial constraints. Scholarships are directed towards reducing the participation fee, and do not cover travel expenses.

New England Regional Fellowship Participation Fee

The participation fee for the Regional Fellowship Program is $1,500 which includes 12 days of training, meals and overnight accommodations during our three retreats, and access to ELP's lifelong learning community. The participation fee does not include transportation to and from retreat venues. 

ELP is committed to making it work financially to all Fellows that are accepted into our programs.  We do this in a variety of ways:

 

Organizational Sponsorship or Support 
Many Fellows have been successful in receiving support from their employers. ELP is available to provide information to your employer, highlighting the benefits of the Fellowship Program as a professional development opportunity.

 

Payment Plans

We offer various payment plans that allow you to spread out your payments over time.

Scholarships

We offer a few needs-based partial scholarships to individuals who otherwise would not be able to participate due to financial constraints. Scholarships are directed towards reducing the participation fee, and do not cover travel expenses.

Great Lakes Fellowship Program Commitments

Scholarships

Essay Question and Resume

What is the most significant leadership challenge that you are personally facing, either current or something that you see on the horizon? (500 words maximum)

In order to complete your application, you will need to submit an updated resume and your response to the essay question above.  A link to a form will be provided via email when this form is submitted.  

Please submit your essay and resume through that form.  If you have additional questions about this application process, please contact info@elpnet.org.

Thank you again for your interest in ELP and we look forward to receiving your completed application!


NEXT STEPS: 
In order to complete your application, you will need to submit : 
  •  Resume or CV
  • 1 Letter of Support
  • Two short essays in response to the questions below. Your essay responses should not exceed one page each. 
A link to a form in which you can submit the requested attachments will be sent to you via email once this form is submitted. Please submit your resume, letter of support, and essay responses through that form. If you have additional questions about this application process, please contact apply@rayconservationfellows.org 

Applications must be completed and turned in by March 31st, 2017.
  1. Roger Arliner Young was the first African-American woman to receive a doctorate in zoology after years of balancing research and teaching while overcoming personal struggles. Her story is one of grit and perseverance. Choose an experience from your own life and tell us how it has influenced your development. 
  2. What do you see as the greatest challenge to the environment today? 
  3. Which 2017 RAY Fellowship positions would you like to be considered for? (short answer)
Thank you for applying for the RAY Marine Conservation Diversity Fellowship Program! We look forward to receiving your complete application! 





Essay Questions and Resume

  1. What is the most significant leadership challenge that you are personally facing, either current or something that you see on the horizon? (500 words maximum)
  2. How is your work in efforts to protect the Great Lakes and their connected waterways or help communities improve access to Great Lake amenities? (250 words maximum)


In order to complete your application, please submit an updated resume and your response to the two essay questions above.  A link to a form will be provided via email when this form is submitted.  Please submit your essay and resume through that form.

Thank you again for your interest in ELP and we look forward to receiving your completed application!

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