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PLDA is open to any Rutgers University doctoral student from Camden, Newark, New Brunswick, and RBHS. The program invites nominations for students from all disciplines within the university and encourages nominations from women and minorities in order to enhance diversity among future academic administrators nationally.

Students who wish to be considered for participation in the program will need to be nominated by a program director, department chair, dean, or vice-president. Nominations will be accepted through April 21, 2023. The nominee will receive an email notification that they have been nominated and must submit their application and supporting materials by April 24, 2023. The nomination form can be found at Decisions will be announced in May 2023.

Fellows must be able to attend all of the required meetings on Friday mornings throughout the 2023-2024 academic year.

Questions about the program should be directed to