The Future Global Leaders Fellowship annually selects the world’s top first-generation university students and, over the course of a 3-year program, primes them for induction into the Fortis Society – the world’s first private network of diverse leaders committed to one another’s success and to a better world.
Fellows will get leadership training, high-level mentorship and global internship funding. FGL Fellows will also be assisted in maximizing their professional opportunities through 1-on-1 career advising, customized career guides, online training with Human Resources executives, and intimate conversations with top professionals.
Applicants must be first-year university students and must fit the following eligibility criteria:
First-Generation or Low-Income University Student – students who do not have a family history of higher education, or who come from a low-income background.
Track Record of Academic Excellence – throughout high school and during the first months of the current school year.
Proven Leadership Abilities – through self-started initiatives and ventures, or leadership in their schools or communities.
Attributes of successful candidates:
In addition to our eligibility criteria, our Admissions Committee will consider the following qualities:
- Contagious Charisma and Unyielding Strength of Character – two common and essential traits in all leaders.
- Resilience and Guts – demonstrated through having overcome hardship.
- Inexhaustible Global Ambition – along with a realistic strategy, the ability to execute, and the willingness to sacrifice and take risks to achieve extraordinary success.
- A Humble Background – the highest priority will be given to first-generation and low-income students who meet all requirements.
Jan 31, 2018
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