Date : September 6, 2023
Launching the Next Generation of Legacy Leaders.
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Apply for the HBCU ELI at CAU Community of Fellows
HBCU ELI Fellow Eligibility Requirements
- Service for a minimum of ten (10) years in higher education or a related field with at least three (3) years successful performance in positions equivalent to a Dean or other institutional level leadership position.
- Demonstrate the knowledge, skills, dispositions, and commitment to move into a senior leadership role within two-three years.
- Be strongly recommended by a current supervisor, a past supervisor, and/or a senior institutional leader.
- Have a strong track record of past performance and progressive leadership responsibilities, including demonstrated success at multiple levels of an institution.
Fellows Expectations and Commitments
- Click here for 2024 Seminar Timeline. (Click Here to Download Timeline)
- Click here for current 2022 Seminar Sessions schedule (Click Here to Download 2022 Program)
- The 2022 Seminar Program is already posted on the website here: https://www.cau.edu/CAU_HBCUELI_2022-Final-Print-v21.pdf. Just update the link above (now referred to in the link as Download 2021 Program).
- Submit your $1,500 Tuition, if selected as a Fellow. Limited scholarships available as funding permits.
- Be an active participant in all discussions and activities, including application and reflection protocols in between the virtual sessions.
- Complete assigned readings, assessments, and applied practice tasks.
- Contribute to the learning and work collaboratively with Institute faculty, mentors, and other fellows.
- Complete all assessments and review results with assigned mentor.
Scholarships: Limited scholarships available as funding permits.
The completed application and all required documents should be uploaded to the ELI Application Portal.
- Prepare Required Documents
1. Current CV that includes descriptions of roles for all leadership positions.
2. A letter of introduction (not to exceed three pages) addressing the following topics:
(a) Your vision of how the role of HBCU leader can impact student and institutional success, and
(b) Specific personal and professional goals that will be supported through the 6-month experience as an HBCU ELI Fellow.
3. Names, positions, relationships, and contact information for three references as follows:
(a) a senior institutional leader familiar with your work,
(b) current or past supervisor, and
(c) others with a working knowledge of your professional leadership skills.
Review Application Steps and Register for the Application Portal