Wednesday, February 9, 2011


The deadline to submit a student application for the 2011 program is March 1
Columbus, OH (January 14, 2011)—The Columbus Foundation’s 2011 Summer
Fellowship Program is working to engage the next generation of in the nonprofit sector.
Eleven college or graduate students will be selected to participate in the program as
Fellows at a wide range of Franklin County nonprofit organizations. The deadline to
submit a student application online is March 1.
Now in its second year, the Foundation’s Summer Fellowship Program provides career related
work experience for selected college students interested in the nonprofit sector.
Students are placed with a Franklin County nonprofit organization, from June 13 through
August 19. All Fellows will receive a stipend for their work.
To qualify for the Fellowship, applicants must be a college junior, senior, or graduate
student in the fall of 2011 and be a Franklin County high school graduate or pursing a
degree at a college or university at a Franklin County institution.
In April, the selected Fellows will be named to participate in the program after having
been interviewed and matched with a nonprofit organization, based on their area of
interest. The nonprofits participating in the program were selected to host a student
through a competitive application process.
For additional information about the program, participating nonprofits, and/or to submit
an application, please visit
Related Links:
Summer Fellowship Eligibility and Application Info:
2010 Fellow’s Blog:
About The Columbus Foundation
The Columbus Foundation is the trusted philanthropic advisor to more than 1,800
individuals, families, and businesses who have created unique funds to make a
difference in the lives of others through the most effective philanthropy possible. Serving
the region for more than 67 years, The Columbus Foundation is the ninth largest
community foundations in the United States today. The Foundation’s online resource,
PowerPhilanthropy, makes it possible for everyone to access valuable information and
support central Ohio nonprofit organizations.

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