Dates & Details Important Dates for the 2020–2021 Session We encourage applicants to reserve these dates on their calendars now to ensure you can maximize the opportunities offered through the Fellowship. Read through the Commitment for an overview of the time commitment and program content. Application Schedule Sunday, March 1st, 2020: Application Opens Thursday, April 30th: Application Closes/References Due Friday, June 5th: Announcement of 2021 Fellows Class Monday, July 6th: Acceptance of Invitations and Tuition Deposit Due Fellowship Schedule Thursday, Aug. 6th, 2020: 5280 Fellows Class Welcome Dinner Tuesday, Sept. 1st: Tuition Balance Due Friday, Sept. 11th–Sunday, Sept. 13th: Fall retreat Saturday, Oct. 3rd: Saturday Session #1 Saturday, Nov. 7th: Saturday Session #2 Saturday, Dec. 5th: Saturday Session #3 Friday, Jan. 15th–Sunday, Jan. 17th, 2021: Winter Retreat Saturday, Feb. 6th: Saturday Session #4 Saturday, March 6th: Saturday Session #5 Saturday, April 10th: Saturday Session #6 Friday, May 14th–Sunday, May 16th: Spring Retreat, Celebration & Commissioning Holidays & Breaks (No classes or assignments) Thanksgiving week Third weekend of December-Second weekend of January Program Tuition & Scholarships Tuition $2,500 covers all program expenses (reading materials, leadership assessments, regular meals, and room and board at three weekend retreats). Tuition is commensurate with programs of similar gravitas and influence across the country. Scholarships 5280 Fellowship Alumni have created a scholarship fund offering partial scholarships based on financial need. Scholarship priority is given to candidates working in the nonprofit, small business or social sectors. The scholarship application is included in the program application. Tuition Payment A $500 deposit is due July 8th upon acceptance of program invitations. Tuition balance is due Sept. 1st before the program starts. Quarterly tuition payment plans are available as needed. You may also review this letter from Brian Gray, 5280 Fellowship director, for additional information on fundraising. Ready to apply? Check out the application criteria and instructions.