Applications are now being accepted for CiviCO’s 2022 Governors Fellowship Program.

CiviCO is a nonprofit that cultivates civic-minded leaders, states a news release. Its annual Governors Fellowship Program is geared toward leaders who are focused on making positive impacts through public service.

Each year, CiviCO selects 30 mid- to senior-level career executives from across Colorado to participate in the program. Applicants should demonstrate professional credibility and achievement, be actively engaged in the community through volunteerism or board membership, and maintain a strong standing in the community, states a news release.

The program will provide fellows with the skills, coaching and knowledge needed to improve individual leadership ability while inspiring graduates to embrace their roles as community and civic leaders. It includes sessions with the Colorado governor, shadow meetings with senior administration officials and a closing capstone project. The program emphasizes the biggest issues and opportunities facing Colorado.

Applicants must commit to the 9-month program, which begins in September 2022 and ends in May 2023 and includes a fall retreat. The cost ranges from $4,500 to $7,500 depending on entrepreneur or corporation status.

Fellows who complete all requirements of the Colorado Governors Fellowship program will be ceremonially inducted.

Deadline to apply is March 18.

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