Application Process and Schedule

The deadline for applications for the spring 2020 cohort was September 20, 2019. The application process is now closed.

The next application cycle will open in August 2020. Please check back for details at that time.

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 16, 2019 September 20, 2019, 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 2020 cohort is as follows:

Program Timeline

(3:00p – 4:00p)
Informational meeting for prospective applicants; release of application form Shawkey Dining Room, MSC
09 /20/2019 Applications due
09/30/ 2019 Announcement of cohort members
10/30/2019 Cohort members submit names of mentors
(5:30p – 6:30p)
Kick-off Reception for cohort and mentors Atrium, Drinko Library
(2:00p – 3:00p)
Orientation for cohort members John Spotts Dining Room, MSC
12/11/ 2019
(3:00p – 4:00p)
Orientation for cohort mentors John Spotts Dining Room, MSC
Spring 2020 Cohort meetings are every Tuesday from 1:00p – 4:00p Shawkey Dining Room, MSC

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