The American Federation for Children Future Leaders Fellowship identifies and develops the next generation of school choice leaders. Future Leaders Fellows learn from recognized experts in the field through a series of in-person and virtual training sessions. By also engaging with elected officials and the political process, fellows recognize what it takes to expand educational choice through policy change.

A FUTURE LEADERS FELLOW IS SOMEONE WHO IS:

  • A leader with the desire to be a force for positive change
  • A graduate of a publicly funded K-12 school choice program
  • A current college student who is at least 18 years old
  • Willing to share his or her story and be a voice for educational choice
  • Interested in a future career in educational choice advocacy
  • Available to travel at least three times during the twelve month program for a period of 2-3 days each
  • Committed to participating in monthly virtual training sessions, including completion of all program assignments
  • Committed to the mission and values of AFC and the Future Leaders Fellowship Program

2022 FELLOWS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR:

  • A $3,000 stipend
  • Expense paid trips to Washington, D.C. and two other locations across the country (TBD).
  • The potential for college credit and/or professional internships

To apply for the 2022 Future Leaders Fellowship Cohort, please fill out the information below. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through November 1, 2021. Upon submission of an application, a member of our team will reach out to you for a writing sample and interview.