Application Guidelines


SOAR Program Admission Guidelines

The admission process for the SOAR Program will focus on admitting qualified individual fellows who will gain from the program, while also building a cohort of diverse fellows who will learn and benefit from each other. The SOAR Program seeks the following:

  • A diverse cohort of up to 25 fellows who have many years of experience in their respective fields, and represent a variety of industries, professions, and personal backgrounds.
  • Fellows who are curious, driven to cultivate their sense of purpose, and eager to consider new pathways and opportunities.
  • Fellows who are willing to share their knowledge and experience with their cohort and other students in a campus environment.
  • Fellows who are interested in navigating life change, and in challenging themselves personally and intellectually.
  • Fellows who have the desire to impact the world in a positive way.

Application Process

Applicants to the SOAR program must complete an online application to Claremont Graduate University and provide the following supplemental materials:

  • Application Statement (max 1000 words) of your:
    • Interests in SOAR
    • Personal objectives from SOAR
    • Ideas about your future
  • Resume/CV

The online application will collect demographic information to create your student record with Claremont Graduate University, and to help us better serve our fellows and measure the effectiveness of our efforts.

Please feel free to contact our office at SOAR@cgu.edu with any questions regarding our admissions criteria or process.

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