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.

Participating Campuses

How do I apply?

Welcome to the University of California’s Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders (SIEML) online application. The 2020 immersive business leadership program will be held at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management from May 17th - May 28th. Please note the following important information:

General Information:

  • The application submission deadline is Monday, December 16th at 11:59PM Pacific Standard Time (PST).
  • First-time users must register and create a username and password.
  • Returning users can access their saved application by entering their username and password.
  • Once your register, you can start your application, save your progress, and finish/submit it later.
  • Save your progress on each page before moving to the next section.
  • All applicants will be notified of the admission committee’s decision by early March.
  • If you have any questions or need assistance with the online application, please email:

Letter of Recommendation:

Applicants, please ask your recommenders to evaluate you on the following:

  • Your leadership skills and/or accomplishments.
  • Your interest in and/or potential for success in a graduate business school program.
  • Your aptitude and interest in quantitative skill building.

SIEML Online Application

What can I expect?