Apply Now for Summer 2023 Micron Foundation Nonprofit Leaders of Color Fellowship

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Georgetown University’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership (CPNL) is continuing its partnership with the Micron Foundation to support nonprofit leaders of color who are working in one of the following fields:

  • STEM
  • Teacher diversity
  • Literacy
  • Childhood poverty

The fellowship provides applicants with the opportunity to enroll in the in-person Summer 2023 Nonprofit Management Certificate Program. The Nonprofit Certificate strengthens nonprofit practitioners’ leadership and management capacity by giving participants the skills necessary to respond to the complex challenges and opportunities facing nonprofit organizations today and in the future. Participants become part of a network of 1,700 alumni committed to working across organizations, communities, and sectors to advance the public good.

The fellowship focuses in three geographical areas. Applicants must be working in one of these communities to qualify: Idaho, Central New York, Atlanta or the Great Washington DC Region.

The fellowship will last three months and include:

  • A full tuition scholarship to attend the Summer 2023 Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program in-person at Georgetown University
  • Hotel accommodations and a travel stipend
  • Participation in a peer learning cohort
  • Participation in a Micron-organized gathering during fellowship
  • The opportunity to apply for multi-year general operating support from the Micron Foundation

Micron Fellowship Information Session – April 4th at 12:00pm

To learn more, attend our Information Session for the Micron Nonprofit Leaders of Color Fellowship on April 4th at 12:00pm. RSVP here.

How to Apply

Criteria to Apply for the Micron Nonprofit Leaders of Color Fellowship

  • The applicant must be a mid-to-senior level leader within a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization.
  • The applicant must belong to the global majority.
  • The applicant must work in one of the following communities: Idaho, Central New York, Atlanta, or the Great Washington DC Region and focus on at least one of the following: STEM, teacher diversity, literacy, or childhood poverty.
  • The applicant must be able to attend the in-person Summer 2023 Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program the following eight days: June 10-17, 2023.

Application Process – Deadline to Apply: April 28, 2023

To apply for the fellowship and Certificate Program, the following application materials should be emailed to The final application deadline is April 28, 2023.

  • Fill out an application form, available here.
  • Submit a current resume indicating at least five years of work experience.
  • Submit a one-to-two-page typed essay describing your work experience and why you wish to pursue a Nonprofit Management Certificate. Please address the following questions:
    • How did you arrive at a career in the nonprofit sector?
    • What experience have you had in the sector?
    • What are the biggest challenges you see for the nonprofit sector and what are your aspirations for the sector?
    • What do you wish to gain from participating in the Micron Fellowship?
    • What is the size of your organization’s budget? 
    • How many staff members does your organization have?
    • When was your organization founded?
  • Submit one letter of recommendation from an individual who can comment on your work experience and your ability to successfully complete the Fellowship.


Please contact Dr. Luisa Boyarski with any questions at or 202-934-0747.