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College of Nursing

The Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Fellowship

2024-2025 Application

Application Instructions

The Amy V. Cockroft Leadership Fellowship application must be completed by filling out the online form.  The following information will be needed to complete the application:

  • Your personal and contact information as well as your sponsor and employment information. 

  • Contact information for the sponsoring executive that will be submitting a letter of recommendation on your behalf.  The recommender will receive an email instructing them to submit their recommendation through the online portal.  The recommendation must include the following:

    • Your potential as a leader now, and in the future

    • Why you should be selected for the program

    • Financial and time commitment to the program  

  • You must provide answers for the following  essay questions:

    • Why are you interested in attending the Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Fellowship? (100 word limit)

    • Where do you see yourself as a leader in the next 5 – 10 years? (150 word limit)

    • What do you believe are your greatest strengths as a leader? Include at least one example to illustrate your strengths as an effective leader. (250 word limit)

    •  What do you believe are your opportunities for growth as a leader? Include at least one example of a situation to illustrate how you have recognized your challenges as a leader. (250 word limit)

    • Describe a healthcare leader that demonstrates leadership qualities that you wish to emulate. Describe 3 traits or characteristics of this leader that you respect and why these traits are important to those they lead. (250 word limit)

    • Share a project topic that interests you related to leadership or an improvement opportunity in your workplace. (250 word limit)

  • Upload a copy of your resume and professional biography.

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