The FOB Program runs on a calendar year cycle. A high-level outline of program activities for September 2021 – October 2022 are listed in the below table. Current students can access the FOB application timeline and details on FuquaConnect.
|September 16, 2021||FOB Information session (attendance strongly recommended). Check FuquaConnect for updates and to RSVP.
|September 16 - October 1, 2021||Student application open.|
|October 12 - 15, 2021||Interview and selection process. All student applicants invited to interview, dependent on size of applicant pool.|
|October 25, 2021||Matching decisions announced. Selected students will be required to schedule an introductory meeting with nonprofit partner representatives sometime before November 15. FOB funding is likely to be provided to support these meetings.|
|November 16, 2021||Optional FOB happy hour for new FOB Student Associates.|
|November 17, 2021||Mandatory Program Launch event for FOB student participants. Check FuquaConnect for details.|
|November 2021 - May 2022||Connect with your board mentor and nonprofit organization. Attend board and/or committee meetings and FOB training and coaching sessions. Project Description will be to FOB program in mid-January.|
|May 2022 - August 2022||No official FOB activities during summer internship; stay engaged long distance as relevant.|
|September 2022 - October 2022||Attend board meetings, FOB training, finalize FOB project.|