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Fellowship

Empowerment Fellowship
Cohort 8 (07/1/24 - 9/30/24) Announcement

Attention all college students seeking a valuable blend of education and real-world professional experiences! Introducing our paid fellowship program, where you can integrate your academic pursuits with hands-on involvement in various departments and programs within our organization, such as administration, immigration, education, special projects, outreach, community organizing, and economic justice. Under the mentorship of dedicated department managers, you'll gain insights into the professional world and collaborate effectively within a team while supporting clients.
Our fellowship is a time-limited opportunity, as each cohort spans a minimum of three (3) months, with the opportunity to reapply for a maximum of 8 cohorts (a total of 2 years).

We currently offer two Tiers of our Empowerment Fellowship Program:


Tier 1 Fellowship

This tier 1 Fellowship offers participants a stipend to help with their living expenses as students. To qualify for this stipend amount of $5,000 per Cohort, students must complete a minimum of 270 hours per quarter. Additionally, they must complete writing samples and attend the professional development workshop sessions.  The stipend is dependent upon the successful completion of the fellowship program requirement.


Tier 2 Fellowship
This tier 2 Fellowship provides a stipend to assist with living expenses. To qualify for the stipend amount of $2,500 per cohort, students in this tier must complete a minimum of 150 hours per quarter. Additionally, they must complete writing samples and attend the professional development workshop sessions. The stipend is dependent upon the successful completion of the fellowship program requirement.


Join and start this journey with us, where education meets real-world impact!

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For more information, read the full announcement and frequently asked questions in the document below.

2024 ELF Scholarship Announcement
(For Current or Former Empowerment Fellows)

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ELF is excited to announce the first-ever scholarship for our Empowerment Fellows. Any fellow who participated in cohorts 4, 5, 6, or 7 and is still a student, is eligible to apply. Any fellow who graduated is not eligible to apply. Please note that ELF plans to provide one $3,000, one $2,000, and three $1,000 scholarships for the fellows selected. The scholarship recipients will be announced at the Fellowship Award Dinner on July 15th, 2024. More details to come.


In order to win, fellows must confirm their attendance at the Fellowship Award Dinner on July 15.

To sign up, click the button below:

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