No, AFP encourages professionals from various backgrounds to bring their unique talents to the field of education. We have Fellows from backgrounds including the professions, education, and government.
The seminar series is a supplement to the work experience. Seminars are held twice a month and feature tenured professors and high-level administrators who provide their personal insight on strategies and approaches to management and advancement in the university setting.
The salary range is generally between $55,000 and $70,000 per year depending on experience and the nature of each Fellowship assignment. Note that Fellowships are eligible for the Harvard University benefits package and this includes vacation time and available health, vision and dental insurance.
Following the application deadline, applicants for visiting fellowships will be notified if they have been selected as a semi-finalist in mid-April. Phone interviews then occur in May and June and possible campus visits and interviews occur during June/early July. A final announcement of selected visiting fellows occurs in July.