Initially launched in 1967, the Longwood Fellows Program develops professionals from diverse backgrounds to be leaders in the field of horticulture and other mission-driven organizations. After completing the program, Fellows apply their newly refined leadership skills to advance organizations around the world.
Our graduates have gone on to become Executive directors and CEOS at Bellevue Garden, Bloedel Reserve, Brenton Arboretum, Brookside Gardens, Conservatory of Flowers, Filoli, Ganna Walska Lotusland, Kingwood Center, Norfolk Botanical Garden, Leach Botanical Garden, The Mount Desert Land & Garden Preserve, Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Puerto Vallarta Botanical Garden, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Temple University Ambler Arboretum, St. Andrews Botanic Garden, Tenafly Nature Center, and Woodlands Garden.
Directors of Conservation, Horticulture, Education, Public Programs, and more at The Arboretum at Penn State, Assiniboine Park Conservancy, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Dunn Gardens, Gibraltar Botanic Garden, The Garden Conservancy, Hillwood Estate Museum & Garden, Holden Forest and Gardens, Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, Ladew Topiary Gardens, Morris Arboretum, Myriad Gardens Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, North Carolina Botanical Garden, Powell Gardens, Smithsonian Institute, Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Tyler Arboretum, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and more.
Horticulturists and Gardeners at Delaware Greenways, Denver Botanic Gardens, Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens, Edmonds Community College, Matthai Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum, Royal Botanical Gardens, Saltmarshe Hall, Virginia Tech/Virginia State University, West Tisbury Public Library, Zilker Botanical Garden Conservancy, and more. Other recent titles have included: Collections Manager, Communications Manager, Curator, Living Collections Manager, Professor, Research Coordinator, and more. Fellows are resourceful, creative, and experts in their fields, and these characteristics translate well into a variety of organization types and sizes.