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Wexner Field Fellowship

Leadership development for Jewish Communal Professionals in the field

Selection Process

Selection of Field Fellows

Field Fellow applicants must complete a pre-application (now closed), which includes a resume and a letter of recommendation, by September 4, 2019. 

Applicants will be notified by October 2, 2019 if they have been invited to submit a full application, which is due by October 25, 2019.

A select number of finalists will be required to interview in-person at the Foundation's expense. Those selected for finalist interviews will be contacted by email (unless otherwise instructed) in November. Interviews will be conducted in-person in New York City and are tentatively scheduled for Sunday, December 8 - Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Finalists will be brought to the interview at the Foundation's expense.

The selection of Fellows is made by the Wexner Field Fellowship Selection Committee, which is composed of professionals who are committed to Jewish professional leadership.

Any candidate accepted as a Wexner Field Fellow must attend institutes March 1-4, 2020 and September 13-16, 2020 and all subsequent Spring and Fall Institutes for three years total.

To learn more about applying, please visit the Apply Page. Please contact Dara Katzner with any questions at dkatzner@wexner.netPlease review the eligibility requirements before contacting us, and note that there are no exceptions to the eligibility requirements listed.

Please note that a new cohort will be selected each year. To be notified when the pre-application opens in 2019, click here.




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