To apply, please send an email with ONE attached WORD DOCUMENT with all of the information below to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please name the document according to the following format: LastnameFirstnameHSF (so if your name is John Smith, please name the document SmithJohnHSF The application deadline is February 10th for the Fellowship class starting in June of the same year.
Place of Birth
Date of Birth
College or university currently attending (If you have graduated, please list the college or university from which you graduated).
Major or Area of Study
Grade Point Average
Your score on any one of the following tests: SAT, ACT, GRE, MCAT, GMAT, LSAT, DAT, PCAT
Overview of any significant extracurricular activities. Please include any work experience. Also please include any skills (i.e. technology, web design, accounting, construction, etc.) that would be helpful to a small non-profit organization.
Overview of any graduate work you have done.
Name, title, institution/organization, and contact information (including email address and phone number) for 2 references who we can contact.
If you are accepted, can you commit to starting on June 15 and staying to the end of the Fellowship (July 15 of the following year)?
Please indicate whether you are interested in the 1 or 2 year Fellowship option.
Have you ever been charged with a crime other than a minor speeding violation or other minor traffic violation? (If yes, please explain) **A full background check will be done on all accepted Fellows.
How long have you had your driver's license?
Have you ever received more than 2 traffic tickets in a 12 month period? (if yes, please explain).
Have you ever taken a semester or more away from full time school for any reason? (If yes, please explain)
In addition please include:
a one page personal statement (please include career goals)
a statement about why you are applying for the Horseshoe Farm Fellowship and what you hope to bring to the organization if you are accepted (maximum 300 words)
a description of a period that demonstrated your leadership capacity (can be at school, at work, in a social setting, on a team, in a club or recreational activity, among friends, in the community, etc.). Please describe the circumstances, how you approached the situation, what you did that seemed to be most effective, what you found to be the greatest challenges, and what you learned/what you would do differently. We would be especially interested in any instances where you were able to initiate and/or draw and rally others to a common purpose, activity, or cause (maximum 500 words).
an answer to any one of the following (no more than 500 words)
1. What is character and why does it matter?
2. What are the two most important virtues and why?
3. Between duty and freedom, which is more important to you and why?
4. What is friendship?
5. What is the goal of raising a child?
**Because we are a very small organization and the selection process so time intensive, it is critical that selected Fellows who accept positions for the Fellowship understand that they are making a commitment to participate in the Fellowship and be prepared to honor their commitments. If you are selected and there is any reason that you might not be able to honor your commitment to participate in the Fellowship, it is critical that you communicate this at the time you decide to accept the position. I understand the above and agree to honor my commitment if I am offered and accept a position in the Fellowship __________ (Please place initials)