Wayne & Theresa Embry Fellowship
Beginning with the 2021-22 season, the Wayne and Theresa Embry Fellowship will provide two Canadians the opportunity to gain firsthand experience in a professional basketball operations environment. The Raptors commit to providing at least one of the fellowship opportunities to an individual who identifies as part of a marginalized and/or racialized group.
The fellowship consists of rotations to provide growth of knowledge and experience in all facets of an NBA basketball team. These include: coaching, scouting, team services, player development, medical, financial, equipment, travel and G-League. Each rotation will include a mentor and specific responsibilities in order to learn the role that each department plays within an NBA organization.
As the fellow, you will also have the opportunity to gain event operations experience at NBA Summer League and Basketball without Borders world camp held during NBA All-Star weekend. Travel and accommodations for these events will be covered as part of the Fellowship experience. The fellow will begin after the NBA draft and prior to start of 2021-22 season and receive a $30,000 CAD stipend which will be paid out semi-monthly.
For more insight on the Wayne and Theresa Embry Fellowship, follow the experience of this year's Wayne and Theresa Embry Fellow on Instagram (@RaptorsFellow).
WHO IS THE IDEAL CANDIDATE?
The Toronto Raptors are looking for individuals who exemplify a passion and commitment to social impact, as well as the game of basketball, in the spirit of Wayne & Theresa Embry's legacy as leaders within the community and the NBA for over 50 years.
Mr. Embry is a big believer in the eight P's:
If you have demonstrated a commitment to these words in your life, this may be the opportunity for you.
To find out more about Mr. Embry, click here to read his bio.
HOW TO APPLY
2021-22 Application deadline: Friday, April 23, 2021