Arthur J. Schmitt Leadership Fellows Program

About the Fellowship

Arthur J. Schmitt was an industrial executive who expressed his commitment to education, and the development of responsible leadership through Christian principles and ideals. He founded the Arthur J. Schmitt Foundation in 1941, dedicating its resources toward fashioning a better and more humane world.

The Arthur J. Schmitt Leadership Fellowships are available to students in doctoral programs. Eight to ten fellowships are awarded. Each fellowship carries a ten-month stipend up to $17,500. The fellowship includes a scholarship that pays for continuous enrollment fees.

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Application Information

Fellowship guidelines and nomination information

About Arthur J. Schmitt

“Quest for Leadership: The Arthur J. Schmitt Story” by Arthur J. Schaefer

Arthur J. Schmitt Fellowship Program 50th Anniversary

Photos from Past Arthur J. Schmitt Fellowship Receptions