National deadline:  January 20, 2015 (2015/2016 TBA)

Eligibility requirements:

  • Applicants must be graduates of a four-year university or college.
  • Applicants should have a Colorado connection (resident, student/graduate from a Colorado college or university, immediate family) and/or an explicit interest in serving the communities of Colorado.
  • Applicants should demonstrate strong leadership capability and potential, the ability to work as a member of a team, and an interest in public service or civic engagement.
  • Applicants must exhibit the highest standards of professionalism and behavior.
  • Applicants must possess strong verbal and writing skills.
  • Applicants must demonstrate personal initiative and determination.
  • Applicants must have the ability to travel throughout the state of Colorado on official Foundation business. 

 Application process: Submit the online application which includes:

  • Personal Statement (not to exceed two pages): Please describe your interest in the Fellowship and in serving the communities of Colorado. In addition, please cite a specific example from your resume highlighting a lesson you learned about leadership.
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • College transcript(s)
  • No more than two El Pomar Fellowship recommendation forms (can be found on application website)  

Faculty representative: Keith Raether

Announcement timeline: (2015/2016 TBA) 
January 20, 2015 - Application Deadline (all materials must be submitted online)
Late-January - Initial - Round Notification
Early February - Phone Interviews (if selected)
Mid-February - Second - Round Notification
Early March - In-Person Interviews (if selected)
Early March - Final Round: In-Person Interviews (if selected)
Mid-March - E-mail notification of status


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