Sondheim Nonprofit Leadership Program introduces Maryland’s undergraduate and graduate students to the nonprofit sector.  Fellows
 are paid a stipend of $3,500 for their participation in the program.


The Fellowship Has 4 Components:


Fellows are placed at a nonprofit organization full-time under the mentorship of a senior-level professional


Fellows attend an orientation and weekly seminars to strengthen their understanding of the functions of nonprofits and examining community needs and social challenges and participate in reflection activities


Fellows attend meetings, events, field trips, and networking opportunities to connect with Maryland’s leaders


Fellows work together in groups to put their knowledge and skills into practice, researching a challenge impacting Maryland and design an innovative way to address the challenge

Eligibility criteria for fellows
  • Rising Junior or Senior, or current graduate student in the summer of participation
  • Attending a Maryland institution OR a current Maryland resident attending an out-of-state institution
  • GPA 2.7 or above
  • Available May 30, 2023 – August 11, 2023,  Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
2023 Important Dates:
  • December 1 (2022) – Applications Live
  • February 1 – Priority Application Deadline
  • March 1- Application Deadline
  • May 30 – Program Begins
  • August 11 – Program Ends

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