Application deadline for the 2020 class:

May 24, 2020

Part 1 Application

Please be aware that all fields are required. If you click the Submit button without providing all required information, your application will not be accepted.

Upon submission of a complete application, you will be taken to a confirmation page with further instructions. Please be sure you receive this confirmation or your application has not been accepted.

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About You & Your Organization

Applicants must be between 25 and 35 years of age.

Your Contact Information

Short Essay Questions

Please take time to reflect on the following questions and provide a thoughtful short essay response of up to 100 words to each. Your responses will help us understand your credentials, ambitions, challenges, and what you hope to gain if selected as a Global Leaders Fellowship recipient.

Video and Photo Links

Please record a 3-5 minute video of yourself addressing the following questions:

  1. Why do you believe you have the potential to make a significant difference in the world?
  2. How do you propose to do it?
  3. How will your participation in the Global Leaders Fellowship program help?
  4. If awarded this fellowship opportunity, how do you propose to eventually "pay it forward" in service to others?

Please note: This should be a video of you speaking; it should not include other video, graphic or audio elements.

Please provide the URL to the YouTube, Vimeo or other host site where your video may be accessed. Please note: You may not attach a file here but only a link to a video file hosted elsewhere.

Please provide the URL to the LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest, Shutterfly or other host site where a professional photo (preferably a headshot) of you may be accessed. Please note: You may not attach a file here but only a link to a photo file hosted elsewhere.

Photo and Video Usage

If selected as a NonprofitCoach™ Global Leaders Fellowship recipient, I hereby authorize NonprofitCoach™ to use, or edit for use at its discretion, my video, photo and biographical information in any and all promotional announcements about the Global Leaders Fellowship and on the NonprofitCoach™ website.

Professional References

If you are advanced to the semi-finalist stage, a minimum of two recommendations will be required to verify your identity and support your application. Your references will be asked to describe your professional experience and provide an assessment of your potential for success in the Global Leaders Fellowship program.

Please provide the names and contact information for up to three English-speaking professional references we may contact confidentially to request recommendations on your behalf. Only professional references (board members, partner organization representatives, supervisors, colleagues, professors, etc.) will be accepted. Do not provide personal references from your friends and family members.


I hereby confirm the truth and accuracy of all information provided in this application and that, if selected as a NonprofitCoach™ Global Leaders Fellowship recipient, I intend to participate fully in all components of the program—joining scheduled individual and group calls, completing an individual leadership development plan, being accountable for working towards self-initiated development priorities, engaging with other fellowship recipients, etc.