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Fellow Characteristics

UMAC is a University-wide initiative, and we invite applicants from many fields, degrees, and career backgrounds. We welcome people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. What is most important to be a UMAC fellow is a sense of intellectual curiosity and a commitment to lifelong learning.

The following criteria will be weighed in admission decisons. 

UMAC seeks fellows who:
  • are professionals with a love of learning and intellectual growth

  • envision an active, engaged post-career life that includes meaningful work

  • embrace mentoring and multigenerational learning opportunities

  • are interested in being change agents for society

  • are active learners ready to dive in and fully participate in experiential learning

  • want to connect with a community of learners as they launch the next stage of their lives