The Executive Program (TEP)

Commonwealth Fellowships

Fellowships Change People — People Change Organizations

A Unique Opportunity for Nonprofit Leaders in Virginia

At Darden, we are committed to serving the Commonwealth of Virginia and providing greater access to education and development opportunities for leaders across all industries. In meeting that mission, the Darden School Foundation invites nonprofit organizations from across Virginia to nominate a senior leader for the "Commonwealth Fellowship," which covers the full cost of tuition for The Executive Program (TEP).

Two fellowships will be awarded for the October 2023 program.

TEP features the world's #1 ranked faculty, coaching, integrated wellness program, industry guest speakers, and a network of international peers with alumni status. EXPLORE THE PROGRAM.

Darden Grounds Saunders

Commonwealth Fellowships

Fellowship Eligibility: Virginia nonprofit senior leader

Program Dates and Location:

  • In-Person Module #1: 15–27 October 2023 (Charlottesville)
  • In-Person Module #2: 21 April – 3 May 2024 (Darden DC Metro and Charlottesville)
  • Virtual Intersession: Metaverse experience, business challenge project and 1:1 coaching

What the Fellowship Covers: The full cost of tuition valued at $40,000.  Room and board is the responsibility of the recipient or sponsoring organization.

Deadline to Apply: The application window for 2023 has closed - thanks to everyone who applied! Winners will be announced 6 June.