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Student Leader Fellowship Program

The Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP) is a two-year, nationally recognized leadership program. Committed to developing competent, ethical, and community-centered leaders, the SLFP provides student fellows with a series of unique experiences such as a fall retreat, a two-credit leadership class, a community mentor, a Community Service Internship and a thorough workshop series.

Tuition Drawing Winners:

Grand Prize of 2019 winter tuition (approx. $5,100 value-tuition only):  May LaRue

Second Prize of $250 applied towards 2019 winter tuition:  Brittney Moore

Third Prize of $100 applied towards winter 2019 tuition:  Kenya Gilmore

Congratulations to our winners and thank you to everyone for your contributions!


Watch our video to see and hear more about the SLFP.

Watch this video to see one of our student fellows, Michael Stamm, doing his Community Service Internship.

Complete an application available here.

Visit our Facebook page to learn more about student success and opportunity in the Student Leader Fellowship Program.




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After being accepted into the Student Leader Fellowship Program, members of the program experience the following:  Fall Retreat, Leadership Class, Skill Builder! Workshops, Mentors, and a Community Service Internship.To begin each year of the program, student fellows gather with SLFP staff for a weekend at Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay, Michigan. It provides a comfortable setting for introductions, team building and an orientation to the program.  <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/studentleaderfellowship/fall-retreat">Read More</a>Student fellows participate in a two-credit, leadership theory and practice course during their first semester in the program. This highly interactive class allows them to explore leadership theories. <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/studentleaderfellowship/leadership-classes">Read More</a>Every semester the Center for Student Enrichment offers a dynamic series of 25-30 workshops on aspects of leadership development.  <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/studentleaderfellowship/skill-builders">Read More</a>During the first year of the program, all student fellows are assigned a mentor. The mentors are community leaders who act as a role model, adviser, teacher, and friend. <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/studentleaderfellowship/mentorship">Read More</a>During the second year in the program, student fellows put their leadership skills into action through community service internships.  These provide opportunities to practice leadership in the community. Student fellows design their internships, choosing from existing sites or a variety of new possibilities. Through the community service internships, approximately 4,500 hours of community service are provided. <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/studentleaderfellowship/community-service-internship">Read More</a>

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