The Education Trust-West is excited to share that their application for the FIERCE Student Fellowship is now open! Ed Trust-West seeks eight students of color for the inaugural cohort of FIERCE Fellows for the 2022-2023 academic year.
The fellowship is a leadership opportunity for undergraduate community college and university students attending California public institutions. Fellows will build their leadership and advocacy skills to push for educational equity in their communities, particularly related to how state and federal COVID recovery funds are being used in California to pursue educational justice.
During their cohort year, students in FIERCE will attend bimonthly convenings that will feature advocacy training and issue briefings on various pressing issues in education policy led by professionals, researchers, and advocates in the field. All fellows will receive $2,500 in stipends for their participation. Click here for more information about the fellowship.
We encourage students with varying levels of advocacy experience to apply. The priority deadline for interested applicants is Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Please share with your network and any student who might benefit from this opportunity! If you have any questions about the FIERCE Student Fellowship, please contact Clara Medina at firstname.lastname@example.org.