Frequently Asked Questions
After the current application cycle is over, you may inquire as to feedback regarding our decision. Feedback is provided on a limited basis, and is given with the intention of helping you understand what you would need to do in order to be accepted upon your next application.
If for some reason you are not accepted for the program, you may apply again next year or for any other programs we launch throughout the year.
Only complete and on time applications will be reviewed.
We Build Character has a limited number of scholarships available to help cover the cost of tuition. When completing your online mentee application, select “Yes” when answering the question, “Would you like to be contacted about our scholarship process?” After our team reviews all applications, we will contact you to discuss scholarship availability.
Upon acceptance into the program, mentees will attend a Mentee Orientation to receive information on the program. You will then be invited to a kick-off event where you will meet other participants in the program, complete the program agreement, receive program binders and connect with your mentor/mentee.
You will be notified by email upon your acceptance into the program one month prior to the start of the Program.
We will accept or return any calls and respond to any emails regarding admission decisions as we are able. All applicants will be notified by email of the final admission decision.
You will be notified by email when your application is received. A one-on-one interview will then be scheduled with you to review your application materials.
We expect that program applicants have definite career plans, demonstrate their ability to establish and attain goals, possess the ability to diligently consider feedback and guidance, and are able to devote the required time for the program.
The application deadline is February 27th.
Once you have completed the online application form, please forward the following additional application documents directly to Tracy-Ann Palmer, President and Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cover letter
- Letter of recommendation from an Executive Sponsor
Make your check payable to We Build Character and mail your non-refundable application processing fee to
We Build Character
6937 Beach Road
Troy, MI 48098
Or you can pay using your credit/debit card by going to this site: PAY HERE
Mentors can be anyone who holds a management position in an organization in line with the program. Mentees must be career-minded individuals who aspire to grow and develop and enhance their leadership skills.