About The Fellowship

The Future Global Leaders Fellowship is an accelerator for top college students who want to become members of the Fortis Society. This internationally competitive 3-year Fellowship provides top quality programming to aspiring leaders worldwide who will, upon completion of their fellowship, be inducted into the Fortis Society – the world’s first private network of diverse leaders committed to one another’s success and to a better world.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 31ST 2017


Nabig and his mentor, Max, hiking in Switzerland

Nabig and his mentor, Max, hiking in Switzerland

World Renowned MENTORS

The Foundation provides each Fellow with a mentor to serve as their first professional contact, kick start their global network, and give personal insights into what it takes to reach the highest levels of success. (View our current FGL Mentors)


Fellows during their leadership training, 2014

Fellows during their leadership training, 2014

Intensive Leadership Training 

Fellows will jointly complete an intensive leadership training in August of their freshman year which focuses on building strong bonds with one another through overcoming extreme leadership challenges. Fellows must be in good physical health and be ready to test their physical and mental limits.


Viet at the Clinton Foundation, New York, 2015

Viet at the Clinton Foundation, New York, 2015

GLOBAL Internship 

Fellows will work to secure a top-tier summer internship abroad and  FGL will cover the costs that are not met by the host company, their university, and scholarships. FGL staff, mentors, and senior Fellows will also provide helpful advice and support. The goal of this internship is to gain international professional experience and expand their global network.


Hamidah and Emma at in-person training, 2014

Hamidah and Emma at in-person training, 2014

Customized Career Services

- Personalized and one-on-one career advising,
- Customized professional guides and tools,
- Exclusive online trainings by senior HR executives,
- Fortis Top Talks - One-hour conversations with world renown           leaders in Tech, Finance, Consulting, Public Policy, etc.
- No-interest short-term loans if FGL Fellows require funding for      conferences, internships with no advanced payment, or similar cases.


Fellows at the first Fortis Society Retreat in 2015

Fellows at the first Fortis Society Retreat in 2015

access to the fortis society

Upon completion of the FGL Fellowship, Fellows gain access to the Fortis Society, "The world's first private network of diverse leaders committed to each another's success and to a better world."