Become a Fellow 

By coming to El Pomar, you are choosing to join a group of highly motivated, talented, young people who are committed to improving Colorado and the lives of those around them. 

Applications are now closed for the Fellowship Class of 2020. Please check back this fall for information about applying for the Class of 2021.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:


schedule a conversation with a Fellow

Eligibility and Requirements 

  • Applicants must be graduates of a four-year university or college by the time the program begins.
  • Applicants should have a Colorado connection (resident, student/graduate from a Colorado college or university, immediate family) and/or an explicit interest in serving the communities of Colorado.
  • Applicants should demonstrate strong leadership capability and potential, the ability to work as a member of a team, an interest in public service or civic engagement and a desire to contribute to the well-being of the people of Colorado.
  • 2020 Fellowship Job Description

How to Apply 

Applicants must submit the following items:

  • Letter of Intent (not to exceed two pages): Describe your interest in the Fellowship and in serving the communities of Colorado. In addition, please cite a specific example from your resume highlighting a lesson you have learned about leadership.
  • Resume
  • College transcript(s)
  • Two recommendations from supervisors, professors, or community leaders who can speak to your leadership skills, work ethic, and ability to work as a member of a team.