Become an Albrecht Fellow

The World Trade Center Institute's (WTCI) mission is to empower the Mid-Atlantic business community to drive growth and global good. One way we do this is by supporting the next generation of global citizens.

Students accepted into the program receive our prestigious Albrecht Fellowship, a unique opportunity giving these young leaders the mentorship and hands-on opportunities they need to better engage with the world

The general application form below applies to both college and high school student fellowships. Once you answer “Year in School/University,” the respective questions for each program will load, and you can view the essay questions.

To apply for the Albrecht Fellowships, you must submit the following items:

  • Application form – deadline for submission is 11:59 p.m. on the due date
  • Several short essay questions – observe the minimum and maximum length limits
  • Parent/guardian information and permission (for high school students)
  • An Academic or professional letter of recommendation - no letters from a family member or friend
  • A limited number of need based scholarships are available for each cohort. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please email fellowships@wtci.org after completing the application below

Application deadline for the 2025 high school program

November 15, 2024

Program Fee 


In-Person Only


Photo Release Information

WTCI may take photographs and videos during the course of the program. If so, the photographs and videos will be used to showcase how the WTCI network is driving growth and global good. They will be edited and then published in lawful WTCI-approved materials, including but not limited to newsletters, flyers, posters, brochures, advertisements, fundraising letters, annual reports, press kits, websites, social media sites and other print and digital communications.

By becoming a program participant you agree to allow WTCI to use photographs and videos of you that are taken during the program sessions. You also waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the photographs and videos.

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