2017 Application Info
2017-2018 Meeting Dates: 2nd or 3rd Thursdays of the month: September 14, 2017; October 19, 2017; November 16, 2017; December 14, 2017; January 11, 2018; February 8, 2018; March 15, 2018; April 19, 2018; May 10, 2018
Eligibility: This fellowship program is open to leaders with up to
approximately five years of professional or significant volunteer experience in
houses of worship, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, and
health care facilities in the Greater Boston area (or from elsewhere in New
England with permission from the program coordinator).
Participant Expectations: Each participant will actively engage in
at least eight of the nine in-person sessions. The group meetings will require
30-45 minutes of reading or other preparation. All fellows will be expected to
write two short reflective essays on their experiences in the program or on a
related topic. The Boston Bridges staff will help to place these reflections in
local and national media outlets.
Fellowship Stipends: Each participant will receive a $1,000
stipend paid in two equal disbursements, January 2018 and June 2018.
Final stipend disbursements will be contingent upon participation in a minimum
of eight cohort gatherings, submission of two reflective essays no later than
May 1, 2018, and a brief exit interview and written evaluation with the Boston
Bridges coordinator to be completed by May 31, 2018.
Application deadline: July 31, 2017.
2017-2018 fellows were
selected on August 15, 2017.