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Courageous Leadership & Authentic Excellence

Apply by May 4 at 12 Noon (Eastern)

Limited Spaces Available for the 2022-2023 Courageous Leadership & Authentic Excellence Cohort!


Become a part of a premier cohort building lifelong friendships and connections advised by Dr. Drew Stelljes and Dr. Kelly Crace. 

Students selected will serve as year-long fellows and participate in lunches, workshops, and enriching activities throughout the year. $500 will be available to each fellow for an unpaid internship or related experience during the school year or during breaks. 

Participants will:

  • Take part in activities designed to promote personal reflection, intellectual insights, and exploration of a purpose-driven life;
  • Learn about courageous leadership and what it means to be a values-based leader;
  • Gain a deeper understanding of courage and its role in leadership and in difficult conversations with those of diverse perspectives;
  • Gain an increased understanding of their own values, and those of their peers and how those values may be manifested through daily life;
  • Learn how to create a safe space for emotionally charged discussions;
  • Strengthen communication skills with an emphasis on building proficiency in values-centered conversations, respectful dialogues, and doing disagreements well;
  • Gain skills to help train others in their organizations to further deepen a culture of wellness and engagement across William & Mary.

Apply Now! Deadline is May 4 at 12 Noon (Eastern)

Learn more about the cohort-based Courageous Leadership & Authentic Excellence program.