A summary of the DFI Application and the questions asked appear here for informational purposes only (and may not be printed and submitted by mail). (PLEASE NOTE: To submit a DFI Application, it is necessary first to complete a pre-application questionnaire.)
Question I: Please introduce yourself. (Feel free to be creative.)
Question II: What contributions do you wish to make in life? In what ways do you hope to influence your community or communities? In what ways do you wish to see society change? How might you be part of that change?
Question III: Please tell us how you would make use of the Dorot Fellowship to better empower yourself to participate in the social change you describe above. In what ways do you need to grow? What specific skills and characteristics do believe you need to develop to effect this change? How would you make use of the DFI to develop those particular skills and characteristics?
We recognize that leadership can be expressed in varieties of circumstances. Some express leadership via formal positions in organizations. Others express leadership through artistic creation, in the midst of social networks or via a wide array of other possibilities.
PERFORMANCES/EXHIBITIONS/CREATIVE WORK (IF APPLICABLE)
In addition to reformers and innovators who will enliven the American Jewish landscape, the Dorot Fellowship also seeks artists whose artistic endeavors illuminate the values, the conflicts, the challenges and opportunities related to Jewishness in the 21st Century.
If your contribution to the American Jewish landscape is manifest in the creative arts, please also:
A resume and photo are required.