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College of Nursing

The Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Fellowship

Call for Applications

Important Dates:

September 2019          Call for Applications

February 15, 2020        Deadline; AVC Fellowship Applications due

February 28, 2020        Notification of acceptance for the 2020-2021 Fellowship

March 9, 2020                Tuition and additional fees due (private hotel room)

March 18, 2020              Start date: Session #1 March 18, 19, 20, 2020


To Apply (in 3 easy steps)


Step 1.   Fill out the Intent to Apply Form

*Required fields


Step 2.   Upload and submit a copy of your current Resume or Curriculum Vitae, a current professional biography (350 words or less) and completed answers to the five questions below.


 1. Why are you interested in attending the Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Program? (100 word limit)

 2. Where do you see yourself as a leader in the next 5 – 10 years? (150 word limit)

 2. What do you believe are your greatest strengths as a leader? Include at least one example to illustrate your strengths as an effective leader. (250 word limit)

 4. What do you believe are your opportunities for growth as a leader? Include at least one example of a situation to illustrate how you have recognized your challenges as a leader. (250 word limit)

5. Think of a healthcare leader that demonstrates leadership qualities that you wish to emulate. Describe 3 traits or characteristics of this leader that you respect and why these traits are important to those they lead. (250 word limit)

Upload and Submit


 Step 3.   Upload and submit one letter of recommendation from an executive from your sponsoring organization with the following points discussed:
  • Your potential as a leader now, and in the future
  • Why you should be selected for the program
  • Financial and time commitment to the program  


Upload and Submit



Notifications of acceptance will be made via email

beginning the week of February 24, 2020.



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