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Tom Case Leadership Fellows

Preparing Students to be the Future Leaders of Alaska.

Tom Case Leadership Fellows Program

The Tom Case Leadership Fellows Program prepares UAA College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) students to be future leaders who meet the needs of Alaska organizations through leadership, professional development programs and mentoring.

Now accepting Fellow Applications.


The Tom Case Leadership Fellows Program is a co-curricular mentoring program for graduate and upper division undergraduate students who are committed to leadership and personal and professional development. Applicants must be enrolled for the full academic year (fall/spring semesters) for acceptance to the program.

  • Exceptional students (graduate and senior-level undergraduates) will be selected after an interviewing process.
  • Program is specifically focused on developing the future leaders of Anchorage and Alaska.
  • Encompasses a variety of leadership developmental activities.
  • Primary feature of the program is the mentoring component.
Discussion Fifth anniversary of Tom Case Leadership Fellows Junior program

Program Components

  • MENTORING: Students are matched with community business leaders from their respective major/discipline. Students interact with leaders in the business community to develop one-on-one relationships that foster rich leadership development experiences
  • COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: Student groups within the fellows cohort create and perform a meaningful community service project of thier choosing
  • STUDENT ENGAGEMENT: The cohort meets four times throughout the year to delve into the definittion of what leadership means to our community and UAA


Program Requirements

  • Undergraduate admitted to upper division standing or
  • Declared CBPP Graduate student
  • Enrolled for the full academic year (both Fall and Spring Semesters)
  • Required to meaningfully participate in the above-mentioned activities


Corporate Partner

Northrim Bank

If you're interested in supporting Tom Case Leadership Fellows, please contact Julie Wrigley.