ELISS will provide funding for the following activities:
A Multi-day introductory orientation
A Mid-year, in-person team planning meeting
Campus events and team projects
Virtual learning and planning sessions
A culminating briefing for national leaders
Fellows will volunteer an average of 5 per week to:
Interview stakeholders and experts in their community to better understand the causes of and potential solutions to a complex issue.
Inform the public and current leaders about an important issue through a collaborative team project (e.g. an informational website or video, a museum exhibit, etc.) and both local and national events.
Develop 21st century leadership skills such as: communicating with diverse audiences, collaborating with a distributed team, creative problem solving, and entrepreneurship.
Explore career opportunities in all sectors with the help of mentors at a local and national level.
Fulfill various leadership roles within their fellow project groups, through roles such as project manager, data collection strategist, community outreach, etc.