National deadline: January 19, 2016

Eligibility requirements:

  • Graduates of a four-year university or college
  • Colorado connection (resident, student/graduate from a Colorado college or university, immediate family) and/or an explicit interest in serving the communities of Colorado
  • Strong leadership capability and potential, ability to work as a member of a team and an interest in public service or civic engagement
  • Ability to travel throughout the state of Colorado on official Foundation business

Award Summary and conditions: El Pomar's Fellowship program is built around the idea that outstanding organizations and communities don't just happen--they evolve when great potential meets great leadership.The focus of the Fellowship is on cultivating the next generation of leaders in the state of Colorado.

Application process: Online (

Application materials: 

  • 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)
  • Recommendation forms (2) 

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Faculty representative: Keith Raether 

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