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Competition Details

Southern Education Leadership Initiative

Goes By: SELI

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


SELI Application Deadline
Friday, March 15, 2024
5 pm ET

About this Fellowship

The SELI is an intensive, eight-week summer internship for students interested in advancing racial equity and improving education

The SELI provides an eight-week internship, stipend, and training for highly motivated and diverse students with a passion for racial equity to develop as leaders, engage in their communities, and learn about contemporary education issues. Students participate in an internship with a non-profit organization, state agency, or school district. Participants also receive career coaching, mentorship, and networking and practical skill-building opportunities.

Award Value

8-week internship, $4,500-5,000 stipend, and travel costs

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Junior, Senior, Masters, Doctoral, Professional Degree: Health Sciences, Professional Degree: Business, Professional Degree: Law


Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: December 15, 2022

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