Applicants for the Holleman Fellowship must meet all of the following requirements:
Proposals may be made by more than one student, and applications may be submitted to Fran Elrod, Coordinator of Co-Curricular Programs for the Shepherd Program, beginning Jan. 1 and no later than Feb. 15. Holleman Fellowship Application
In no more than 1,000 words, applicants must:
A six-person selection committee appointed initially by the president of the University for terms of no more than three years will consist of a member of the Holleman family, the Steuart family, two alumni from the Washington, D.C. Alumni Chapter (the chapter president and a member-at-large), a current W&L student and a representative of the University. The committee will review applications and interview final candidates in early March and announce a successful candidate by late March. The committee will have full discretion each year as to whom and in what amount to award the Holleman Fellowship and in deciding any questions of applicant domicile. It is anticipated that former Holleman Fellows will be eventual student and/or alumni members of the selection committee.
No later than Sept. 15 following the fellowship summer, the recipient must provide a written report on the summer's activity to the Coordinator of the Shepherd Alliance and to the selection committee to share with the University community. The Washington, D.C. Alumni Chapter will invite the recipient to report to the newly-accepted Washington and Lee students and to the chapter's board of directors.