Friday, December 2, 2016

2017 Future Global Leaders (FGL) Fellowship in USA





The Future Global Leaders Fellowship is an accelerator for top college students who want to become members of the Fortis Society. This internationally competitive 3-year Fellowship provides top quality programming to aspiring leaders worldwide who will, upon completion of their fellowship, be inducted into the Fortis Society – the world’s first private network of diverse leaders committed to one another’s success and to a better world.


We invite first-year college students with extreme passion, undying drive, and uncompromising ambition who are building their career and networks from scratch to learn more about the Future Global Leaders Fellowship.

The FGL Fellowship is an accelerator for top students from humble backgrounds who want to become members of the Fortis Society upon successful completion of the fellowship. Candidates should be convinced that they need this program, can actively contribute to it, and can sign (and fulfill) our Honor Pledge.

ELIGIBILITY
Applicants must be currently enrolled First-Year College students who fit the following eligibility criteria:
  1. First-Generation College Student – which we define as students who do not have a family history of higher education.
  2. A Track Record of Academic Excellence – throughout high school and university. Priority given to GPAs 3.5 and above.
  3. Proven Leadership Abilities – through self-started initiatives and ventures, or leadership in their community.
CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES
In addition to eligibility criteria, our Admissions Committee will select Fellows who display the following characteristics:
  1. Resilience, Grit, and Guts – from having experienced and learned from hardships.
  2. Limitless Global Ambition – and a realistic strategy for achieving it.
  3. Commitment To Empowering Each Other – and an eagerness to become an active member of this community.
  4. Humble Background – Priority will be given to students with difficult financial backgrounds who meet all requirements.




For further scholarship details and application visit the 2017 FGL Fellowship page.

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