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Arthur J. Schmitt Leadership Fellows Program
“The most necessary thing ... is leadership.”
~Arthur J. Schmitt
About the Fellowship
Arthur J. Schmitt was engineer, inventor, entrepreneur and philanthropist committed to making a positive impact on the world through education and the development of leadership. 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. The fellowship includes a scholarship that pays for continuous enrollment fees.
Various individuals, with meaningful connections to the Arthur J. Schmitt Leadership Fellows program and to the fellows themselves were interviewed on matters of leadership. Listen to what they have to say on relevant topics.
Learn about the current 2018-19 Schmitt Fellows
About Arthur J. Schmitt
“Quest for Leadership: The Arthur J. Schmitt Story” by Arthur J. Schaefer
Interested in becoming a Schmitt Fellow? Learn more about Schmitt Fellowship guidelines and nomination information
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