Student Professional Development Fellowships

About Student Professional Development Fellowships

Leslie Center Student Professional Development Fellowships for Summer 2023 term and beyond offer up to $1,800 to currently enrolled students for internships, conferences, workshops, or other professional development activity related to the humanities.  Students may receive up to two Professional Development Fellowships in their time at Dartmouth.

Students who receive Professional Development Fellowships will be required to submit a brief report at the end of the fellowship term, detailing experience and knowledge gained in the performance of the activity for which the fellowship was awarded.

Students who are interested in a Professional Development Fellowship should complete and submit the Student Professional Development Fellowship application, below

Also required in addition to the application is an endorsement of your application from your faculty advisor, which should be sent by the advisor to should share with their advisor the following information regarding faculty endorsements.  In the endorsement:

  • The faculty member describes the student's proposed professional development activity.
  • The faculty member describes how this activity has value for the student's overall education plan and professional or educational goals.
  • The faculty member commits to being available to the student as an advisor as needed throughout the duration of the professional development activity.

APPLICATION DEADLINES:  Applications must be submitted by the 10th of the month that precedes the term in which the fellowship will take place (August 10 for Fall term, December 10 for Winter term, February 10 for Spring term, or May 10 for Summer term.  Applications received after the 10th of the month that precedes the term in which the fellowship will take place will not be considered. 

Questions regarding the Professional Development Fellowship can be sent to

To access the application, you will need to open Dartmouth Google and log in with your Dartmouth ID and password.  

Leslie Center Student Professional Development Fellowship Application