Apply for the Spring 2021 Sean Douglas Leadership Fellowship

Stone Center is accepting applications for Sean Douglas Leadership Fellowship for Spring 2021   

The Sean Douglas Leadership Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to gain practical experience planning and managing arts, cultural, and academic programs by serving as an intern at the Stone Center. The intern will work closely with the director and will participate in various center activities, which may include participation in staff, board, and other key meetings; working on specially designed projects; assisting the director in drafting project, program, and special reports; and serving as Stone Center representative at select gatherings.    

Interns will receive a stipend for completing the program. The internship covers a 10-week period, January to April, and is open to all registered UNC Chapel Hill sophomores, juniors, and seniors in good academic standing.    

The deadline to apply for the Spring 2021 fellowship has been extended to November 6, 2020, at midnight. Applicants for the fellowship will be selected on the basis of a combination of factors, including scholarship, record of campus and off-campus participation in service or social justice activities, clarity in describing their objectives for participating in the program, and quality of recommendations submitted in support of their application.    

Applicants must submit:    

  • A brief narrative of no more than 4 pages that addresses the criteria described above.    
  • An official or unofficial transcript. You may also include a brief resume outlining your extracurricular activities, awards, and other supporting background information. 
  • Two letters of recommendation, from faculty or staff familiar with you and your work.    

Submit your application electronically to

For more information, contact Christopher Wallace at or Joseph Jordan at

Sean Douglas Fellows (L-R: De'Ivyion Drew, Ajani Anderson) standing on the Stone Center balcony

2019 Sean Douglas Fellows (L-R: De'Ivyion Drew, Ajani Anderson)