2024 Application Process

Who Should Apply?

Delaware’s Best and Brightest Professionals. Ideal candidates:

  • Are demonstrated leaders in their field and communities
  • Represent notable organizations in the region
  • Live, work, or have influence in the Delaware region
  • Able to commit to the program’s time requirements

Candidate Receptions

All interested Applicants are required to attend one of our mandatory Candidate Receptions. These events provide insight into the program. You will hear directly from current Fellows, Alumni, and Staff.
The dates are as follows:
Tuesday, August 8th at 6pm at CSC Station, Wilmington
Tuesday, August 15th at 6pm at CSC Station, Wilmington
Tuesday, August 22nd at 6pm at Maple Dale Country Club, Dover
Wednesday, August 30th at 6pm in Rehoboth Beach
Tuesday, September 12th at 6pm at CSC Station, Wilmington
Register for a Candidate Reception here.


In addition to attending a Candidate Reception, candidates must complete an application. Completed applications and accompanying documents must be submitted no later than September 20th at 11:59pm. Late submissions will not be accepted.


After all applications are reviewed, selected candidates will be invited to participate in the final step of the selection process: the interviews. These occur in October at CSC Station in Wilmington. The class of 2024 will be selected and notified by the end of October.