These resources were created to help Student Schoalrs and Graduate Scholars learn more about the WMI Fellowship program. WMI Scholars are encouraged to join existing groups and begin their own in new nations. Learn more about WMI Fellowships by clicking on the frequently asked questions below.
WMI South Sudan Fellowship, April 2017 MeetingWhat is a WMI Fellowship?
Meeting Reports: WMI requires that a formal report be submitted after each in-person group meeting. The WMI Fellowship Meeting Report is a simple Google Form that requests details about:
- When the meeting was held
- Future Plans
- Photos and any other supporting documents
Annual Survey: In early January of every year a formal WMI Fellowship Annual Survey is requested from each Fellowship. The purpose of this survey is to reflect on the past calendar year and learn about accomplishments, successes and challenges faced by the WMI Fellowship.
- Group community service activities
- Professional skill building workshops
- Hosting guest speakers
- Networking events
- Leadership planning meetings
- Fun social activities to get to know one another and welcome new members
1. Complete the Application to Start a WMI Fellowship form.
2. Nicole Schmitz, Graduate Scholar Coordinator and coordinator of WMI Fellowships will connect with you via email to discuss your responses.
3. Read the WMI Fellowship Handbook
4. Recruit at least two other WMI Scholars to be members of the founding leadership team.
5. Complete the documents required in the WMI Fellowship Handbook and send to Nicole Schmitz.
6. These documents will be reviewed by Nicole and once approved, you should begin planning to host your first in-person meeting!
7. Upon completion of your first in-person meeting, complete a Fellowship Meeting Report and then your Fellowship will soon be inaugurated as the newest nation to have a WMI Fellowship!