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Nonprofit Fellows Program

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Nonprofit Fellows Program

ATTENTION: A few spaces for this program are still available:  Click here to apply now.

The Nonprofit Fellows are a select group of students who earn a minor in Nonprofit Studies through a single semester immersion experience.  A close-knit learning community, the 25 Nonprofit Fellows are simultaneously enrolled in the three core courses of the Nonprofit Studies minor and have a 6-credit internship with a local nonprofit organization.  

The program emphasizes:

  • Personal attention from faculty.  Enjoy small sized classes taught by leaders in the academic and local nonprofit community.
  • Experiential learning. Students have a significant internship experience with a local nonprofit organization. Full-day field trips will take students to nonprofit organizations in Northern Virginia and Washington DC.
  • Integrated learning.  The faculty integrate learning across all three courses.  The experiential learning from the internship is also linked to course assignments and class discussions. 
  • A community of highly motivated learners. Courses are open to only students in the Fellows program.

Courses are held on Mondays and Wednesdays at George Mason's Arlington campus.  A stipend to offset some transportation costs is provided. 

For information, contact Wendy Wagner, wwagner4@gmu.edu.

Updated: 3/24/14

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