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Apply Now for the Class of 2024 🎉

The GWV Fellowship is now accepting applications for the Class of 2024! If you are a young West Virginian looking for opportunities to accelerate your career, grow your network and experience adventure in the Mountain State, we encourage you to apply.

Applications will close April 1, 2024. 

 

Applicant Requirements:

 

  • This program is for West Virginians in the first few years of their career who are motivated and eager to take the next step in furthering their careers.

  • This program is for young professionals that live or work in West Virginia.
  • If admitted into the program, Fellows are required to attend no less than seven sessions, with attendance of all highly encouraged.
  • The GWV Fellowship is open to young professionals in all industries.

 

Application

Once you have started your submission, you will be able to save your application progress and come back later. We recommend you view the PDF version of the application below prior to getting started.

Timeline

Class of 2024

  • Tuition Due May 3rd, 2024
  • Class of 2024 Announced May 10th, 2024
  • Welcome to the Fellowship May 20th, 2024

    Virtual Info Session

  • Session 1 May 30th - June 1, 2024

    Morgantown, WV

  • Session 2 June 28th, 2024

    Virtual

  • Session 3 July 18 - 20th, 2024

    New River Gorge National Park

  • Session 4 August 2nd, 2024

    Virtual

  • Session 5 September 5 - 7th, 2024

    Williamson, WV

  • Session 6 October 18, 2024

    Virtual

  • Session 7 November 7-9th, 2024

    Thomas and Davis, WV

  • Session 8 November 22nd, 2024

    Virtual

  • Session 9 December 5th - 7th, 2024

    Charleston, WV

Apply for the GWV Fellowship

Are you a young West Virginian looking for opportunities to accelerate your career, grow your network and experience adventure in the Mountain State? If yes, then apply for the GWV Fellowship’s Class of 2023.

Applications are due Feb. 28, 2023.

 

Please read before applying

 

Applicant requirements:

  • This program is for West Virginians in their 20s and 30s who are ready to take the next step in their careers and grow as leaders in the Mountain State.

  • This program is for young professionals that currently reside in, or plan to relocate to, West Virginia.
  • If admitted into the program, Fellows are required to attend no less than seven sessions, with attendance of all highly encouraged.
  • The GWV Fellowship is open to young professionals in all industries.

 

Application components:

  • A current resume
  • Two references or letters of recommendation 
  • Essay responses 

We recommend you review the essay questions prior to opening an application using the button below.

Current Cycle

Class of 2023

  • Admissions Jan 9–Feb 28
  • Application Review Feb 20–Mar 20
  • Session 1 May 4–6

    Orientation at New River Gorge National Park

  • Session 2 May 19

    Virtual

  • Session 3 Jun 8–10

    In-Person in Matewan and Williamson

  • Session 4 Jul 7

    Virtual

  • Session 5 Aug 10–12

    In-Person in Harpers Ferry

  • Session 6 Sep 8

    Virtual

  • Session 7 Oct 5–7

    In-Person in Morgantown

  • Session 8 Nov 3

    Virtual

  • Session 9 Dec 7–9

    Graduation ceremony in Charleston, WV