Become a Leap Year Fellow!

Are you a graduating senior?  Do you want to go to college but need help getting there? Apply to be a Leap Year Fellow today!

Leap Year Fellows are recent high school graduates who will participate in our year long program to help you get into and succeed in college!

  • GAIN professional experience through a community service Fellowship program
  • RECEIVE coaching on how to select, enroll, and succeed in college and your career
  • ATTEND college campus visits, educational, and fun field trips



  • Be a current graduating high school senior and a US citizen (or “lawful permanent residents”)
  • Be committed to attending the program on time everyday and attending (and graduating from) college
  • Demonstrate an interest in community service, determination to push through to overcome challenges, and history of academic achievement through GPA/ACT.


How to apply:

  1. Complete the online application (review the application questions here and submit the application here)
  2. Have a teacher, guidance counselor, or nonprofit staff member submit a nomination form (more information here)
  3. Attend an in-person interview (invitation only) and bring with you:

Submit your application to the 2017 Leap Year Fellowship cohort here!

*You may view the application questions herethis is for your reference only; to complete the application it must be submitted online here.