Class of 2025 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.
Tues, August 6th at 6pm at CSC Station, Wilmington
Thurs, August 15th at 6pm at CSC Station, Wilmington
Tues, August 20th at 6pm, Maple Dale Country Club, Dover
Tues, August 27th at 6pm, Canalside Inn, Rehoboth Beach
Tues, September 10th at 6pm at CSC Station, Wilmington
Click here to register.


In addition to attending a Candidate Reception, candidates must complete an application. Completed applications and accompanying documents must be submitted no later than September 25th 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 2025 will be selected and notified by the end of October.