YOU MUST BE 21 YEARS OLD AND UP TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY AND YOU MUST ATTEND A HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY.
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) in partnership with Hennessy is proud to offer the Hennessy Fellows Program. This first of its kind program for TMCF will award 10 high-achieving, high potential graduate students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities with curated corporate development experiences, as well as financial assistance. Experiences include online training forums, an immersive professional development boot camp, and networking opportunities to enhance the exchange of ideas and provide direct exposure to interrelated corporate, social and economic systems. Selected fellows will also receive a scholarship up to $20,000 per academic year and a $10,000 stipend.
Hennessy Fellows is open to current graduate students enrolled at an HBCU, in the first year of Masters level studies. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.25, leadership experience, strong ethical and moral character, academic excellence, and cultural awareness.
1:1 executive coaching with a professional development coach
Scholarship up to $20,000 per academic year
$10,000 stipend for other educational expenses
Paid expenses for all approved program-related travel
Opportunity to compete for a $10,000 grant to implement a community project designed by the fellow
Participation in online training forums, networking events and professional development experiences
Development of leadership and soft skills via exclusive opportunities and experiences
Immersive boot camp in the summer of 2020 in New York City
A bridge between textbook knowledge and real-world skill application
Must be 21 years of age at the time of application or older
Currently enrolled in the first year of Masters Level Studies at a Historically Black College and University.
Minimum 3.25 GPA
Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
Not contractually committed to working full-time with an employer post-graduation
Currently enrolled in an accredited corporate-relevant HBCU graduate program (see eligible programs below)
For additional information regarding this program please refer to the following link:
Additional Salary Information: Scholarship up to $20,000 per academic year. $10,000 stipend for other educational expenses. Opportunity to compete for a $10,000 grant to implement a community project designed by the fellow