PLP is thrilled to announce that applications for the 2008 incoming class of PLP Academic Fellows are now available on the PLP website.
As the PLP Academic Fellows program enters its fourth year, a select number of outstanding students will be accepted as PLP Academic Fellows, contingent upon their admission to the Fall 2008 incoming classes of:
- Top 30 Ranked U.S. Business Schools or Public Administration Programs - Fellows pursuing an MBA or MPA will also participate in additional requirements including, but not limited to, an individualized course of Judaic study and a 3-week winter seminar in Israel;
- New York University Wagner-Skirball Program – Master of Arts in Judaic Studies & Masters in Non-profit Management;
- Hornstein: The Jewish Professional Leadership Program at Brandeis University - Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Leadership and Master of Business Administration;
- William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America - Masters of Arts degree in Education, with additional non-profit management courses at NYU’s Wagner program.
- University of Southern California-Hebrew Union College - Masters of Arts in Jewish Communal Service and Masters in Business Administration or Public Administration.
The PLP Academic Fellowship is a highly selective program offering full tuition plus additional benefits to graduate students pursuing an executive career in the American Jewish non-profit community. Applicants must possess demonstrated leadership skills, creativity in developing and implementing solutions, strong character and a deep passion for building Jewish community, and they must aim to set new standards of excellence for Jewish non-profits – individually and as part of an organization or team.
Beyond full tuition and a professional growth stipend, all fellows receive integrative professional learning, coaching, mentoring and proactive job placement. Fellows are required to serve in highly substantial leadership roles in U.S.-based Jewish non-profit organizations for a minimum of 3 years following completion of their degrees.
Please note that applicants must be citizens of, or have permanent residency status in, the United States.
Applications are due no later than Friday, February 15, 2008. Final interviews will take place at the end of March. Those selected will be notified within the week following their interviews.
For an application and more information please contact Arianna Jeret, and check out their website.
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