Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders
This fellowship offers students from HBCUs and HSIs an unrivalled opportunity to launch their future in business management.

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What are the details?

Who: The fellowship is open to 25 freshmen per fellowship class. Students must be current freshmen enrolled at an HBCU or HSI as of November 2015. Students may apply from any major, but should demonstrate an interest in business.

Cost: The Summer Institute is an all-expense-paid fellowship that includes airfare; full room and board at campus dormitories; transportation; the cost of materials, events and entertainment that are part of the program.

What: Students attend for two weeks a year, for two consecutive years. The 2016 session will run from August 7-20. Upon completing their second session, students are issued a Certificate of Completion as an emerging leader and manager that can be cited on their resume or provided as evidence of marketable skills.

Where: As a systemwide initiative, the program will rotate throughout the University of California's six participating business schools. This year's program will be at the University of California, Riverside's School of Business Administration--home of the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management. The University of California, Riverside is one of the top ranked public research universities in the nation. It comprises of three colleges, the School of Education, the School of Public Policy, the School of Medicine, and the School of Business Administration -- home of the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management.

The UCR School of Business Administration is a nationally-ranked and internationally-recognized business school. The School's mission is to develop diverse leaders and promote the sustainable growth of Inland Southern California within the global economy.

Riverside is located in the heart of Inland Southern California and home to a growing multitude of businesses. It is the only major research university in the Southern California heartland. It is located in an ideal spot where students can travel one hour in any direction to experience a radical shift in landscapes--the ocean, the deserts, the mountains, and the forests. The student population is very diverse and UCR has been designated as one of the "coolest" campuses in the United States. The campus is in the midst of a tremendouos growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.

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