The Wexner Foundation is pleased to announce that our application is now open for the Wexner Field Fellowship, a leadership learning opportunity for high-potential full-time Jewish communal professionals to deepen their leadership skills and develop a rich network of colleagues.  Up to 15 exceptional professionals will be selected for a three-year program focused on enriching their ability to exercise leadership as Jewish professionals.  Wexner Field Fellows are matched one-on-one with an executive coach, as well as a Jewish educator, to expand their leadership skills and Jewish knowledge respectively, based on their individual needs.  Additionally, Wexner Field Fellows will be eligible to receive financial reimbursement towards individualized professional development.  Fellows join a diverse professional community that encourages learning about one’s self as a leader through interactions with people of varying backgrounds and viewpoints.  Wexner Field Fellows will benefit from the mentorship of staff and faculty at The Wexner Foundation, as well as the connections to our extensive alumni network, which serve as a professional community throughout fellows’ careers. 

To learn more about the eligibility requirements and awards, and to submit a pre-application for the Field Fellowship, please click here.  Pre-applications are due by September 7 at 10 AM ET and our first institute commences in March, 2017.  This program is initiated in partnership with the Jim Joseph Foundation.

To read more about the motivations behind the Wexner Field Fellowship and the need it fulfills, check out Announcing the Expansion of the Wexner Field Fellowship: Investing in Our Talent Across the Jewish Communal Sector.