CORO Fellows

The Coro Fellowship uses the city as a classroom to train the next generation of change makers. Today’s complex urban environments present constantly evolving challenges and opportunities, creating an increasing need for versatile leaders with the ability to forge connections and lead across the non-profit, business and government sectors. Competitively selected applicants will join an intimate cohort of 12 participants for the nine-month program, with each cohort encompassing a wide range of communities, interests, ideologies and experiences. 

Locations include:

  • Los Angeles
  • New York
  • Pittsburgh
  • San Francisco
  • St. Louis

 

Eligibility

Coro Fellows are diverse, talented individuals committed to positive change in their communities throughout their lives and careers. They are emerging innovators in business, policy and government who demonstrate exceptional leadership through their accomplishments, curiosity and civic involvement.

Applicants may include individuals who have recently completed their undergraduate or graduate degrees, as well as those with several years of work experience. Competitively selected applicants will join an intimate cohort of 12 participants for the nine-month program, with each cohort encompassing a wide range of communities, interests, ideologies and experiences.

Period of Study

The rigorous, nine-month program uses the city as a classroom, and includes placements in business, government, non-profit, labor and campaign sectors, with hands-on experience and opportunities to learn from key influencers and thought leaders shaping future agendas. 

Special Considerations

Fellows are brought together by a common interest in creative leadership and civic engagement, and building strong connections that will support them as they drive impact in their cities and organizations.

Award

Awards vary depending upon the city selected.  Several cities provide an option to pursue a related master's program at a partnering university.

Application

Application materials are available on the CORO Website

Deadline(s)

Deadlines for the next cohort are typically due in Mid-January. Specific dates and information is available on the Coro application website.

Details

Class Year

  • Senior
  • Recent Graduate
  • Post-baccalaureate
  • Graduate

Discipline

  • Multiple

Language

  • English

Duration

  • Yearlong

Program Type

  • Post-Graduate
  • Professional
  • Public Service

Region

  • North America

GWU Sponsored?

No

GWU Endorsement Required?

No