Application Process and Schedule

The deadline for applications for the spring 2021 cohort will be September 21, 2020. The application form will be released after an informational meeting on September 1, 2020.

Applicants must include a statement (250 words or less) outlining their aspirational or professional goals.

Applicants should complete the form—including the goals statement—obtain the necessary signatures, and by 6 p.m. September 21, 2020, upload the completed form or submit hard copies to:

Dr. Karen McComas
Executive Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
Marshall University
109 Old Main
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755

The tentative timeline for the 2021 cohort is as follows:

Program Timeline

(3:00p – 4:00p)
Informational meeting for prospective applicants; release of application form Virtual (live, remote) meeting
09/21/2020 Applications due
10/01/2020 Announcement of cohort members
11/01/2020 Cohort members submit names of mentors
(5:30p – 6:30p)
Kick-off Reception for cohort and mentors Virtual (live, remote) meeting
(2:00p – 3:00p)
Orientation for cohort members Virtual (live, remote) meeting
(3:00p – 4:00p)
Orientation for cohort mentors Virtual (live, remote) meeting
Every Tuesday – Spring 2021 semester
(1:00p – 4:00p)
Cohort meetings Location TBD

For additional information about the John Marshall Leadership Fellows Program or the application process, please e-mail