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Katherine Gardner
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 11:59am
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Students of Graduate Accounting Programs now Eligible to Become Fellows

By expanding the Saunders Leadership Fellows Program, students from graduate accounting programs will have the opportunity to enhance their education. The program is designed to provide selected students with resources and opportunities tailored to their interests.

Students interested in becoming a Leadership Fellow should submit their bio with their completed application by April 30. Applicants to the Master of Business Administration (MBA)MS in ManagementMBA in Accounting, and MS in Accounting programs who complete the Fellowship application requirements will be considered. This selective, cohort-based learning experience offers significant advantages, including:

  • 50% off Tuition: Being accepted into the Saunders leadership Fellows Program is a big deal. Limited applicants are selected, so those who are accepted are automatically granted a minimum 50% scholarship for their master's degree.
  • Invaluable Mentors: Fellows are paired up with an industry mentor to guide them along their way and to connect them with further knowledge and opportunities. These mentors are local, seasoned business leaders ready to help students achieve their next level of success. 
  • Experience that Matters: The exclusive Fellows program culminates in a real-world, client-based capstone project. In one semester, students work with faculty to identify problem definition, substantial fact-based analysis, recommendations, and implementation strategies.

If you are interested in becoming a Saunders Fellow, start your application today or attend an information session


Saunders College of Business is one of nine colleges at Rochester Institute of Technology and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). Recognized and ranked internationally, Saunders is home to over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in programs across RIT Global Campuses in Rochester, New York, Croatia, Dubai, Kosovo and China. Saunders College works in partnership with RIT’s entrepreneurial Venture Creations incubator and top ranked Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to integrate business education with RIT’s world-leading technical and creative programs. With nearly 19,000 alumni worldwide, Saunders College offers undergraduate (BS), Masters (MS), Masters of Business Administration (MBA), and Executive MBA (EMBA) programs where students gain real-world business experiences through a tradition of applied learning, internships and capstone programs.

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