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There are currently no open Fellowship application opportunities.

What we look for

The Mind Trust awards fellowships to national and local leaders with a passion for serving marginalized communities and transforming the education landscape. Successful applicants have:

  • Team-based management experience
  • Demonstrated success in raising student achievement outcomes
  • An ambitious focus on equity
  • An entrepreneurial approach to challenges
  • Resilience, fortitude, and vision

Your application toolkit

Our team supports applicants throughout the process, providing regular input, guidance, and tools. Your application toolkit includes:

  • Virtual happy hours for candidates to get advice and meet other innovators
  • Meetings with education leaders to hone your model and answer your questions
  • Regular one-on-one check-ins with our staff to gauge your progress
  • Office hours with our application team to answer your questions
  • Assistance with data, presentation, and Statements of Intent

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