The Toll Fellowship, named for CSG founder Henry Wolcott Toll, is one of the nation’s premier leadership development programs for state government officials. Each year, the Toll Fellowship brings 48 of the nation’s top officials from all three branches of state government to Lexington, Ky., for an intensive five-day, “leadership boot camp.” The program’s sessions are designed to stimulate personal assessment and growth while providing priceless networking and relationship-building opportunities.
Please note: The Henry Toll Fellowship is an intense leadership boot camp and not a traditional professional development/policy program. This experience challenges participants to move out of their comfort zones and take an introspective look at how they view themselves as leaders. Participants will engage in active, rigorous activity – both physically and mentally. Participants will not have any downtime.
The Toll Fellows Program targets outstanding rising state government officials from all three branches of service. Elected, appointed and merit officials may all apply. Toll Fellows is designed as a “graduate” level program complimenting leadership development programs offered by CSG’s regional offices. It is, therefore, suggested but not required that applicants first complete their respective regional program.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, CSG has made the decision to cancel the 2021 Toll Fellowship. The 2022 Toll Fellowship will be held Aug. 26-30, 2022 in Lexington, Kentucky.