Fellowships at NOLS
NOLS is committed to building a diverse community that is inclusive of people from all backgrounds, regardless of nationality, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, or ability.
A NOLS Fellowship helps create a pathway for people of color in the United States to pursue a career in outdoor education and at NOLS. Since 2010 the Fellowship program has provided people with remarkable NOLS work experiences at one of our many U.S. locations and valuable skills that are transferable to any career path.
Fellows become ambassadors of the school and role models who can speak to their NOLS experience within their own communities and inspire more people of color to connect with the outdoors. Fellows interested in becoming NOLS field instructors also have opportunities for professional development through this program.
Fellowship descriptions are listed below. Summer fellowship opportunities are posted in January; selection is in early March. Fall fellowship opportunities are posted in March; selection is in mid-May.
NOLS Alaska Fellowship - Summer
NOLS Pacific Northwest Fellowship - Summer
NOLS Rocky Mountain Fellowship - Summer
NOLS Teton Valley Fellowship - Summer
NOLS Southwest Fellowship - Fall