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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.

  • Full-time Fellows: Monday-Thursday internships (32 hours), Friday weekly seminars. $3,500 stipend
  • Part-time Internships: Monday-Thursday internships (16 hours), Friday weekly seminars. $2,000 stipend


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 seminars to strengthen their understanding of the functions of nonprofits and examining community needs and social challenges


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 June 1, 2021 – August 13, 2021
2021 Important Dates:
  • December 1 Applications Live
  • March 1- Application Deadline
  • June 1 – Program Begins
  • August 13 – Closing Celebration

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