By CBS13 Staff

STOCKTON (CBS13) – An estimated two-thirds of college-educated Millenials end up in a few dozen metro areas. But this graduation season, some college grads are returning to their roots – to reverse what some call hometown “brain drain.”

Lead For America is a non-profit that provides college graduates with 2-year fellowships in their hometowns.

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As Adrianna Diaz with CBS News reports, the 2-year-old program has placed almost 100 fellows from the east to the west coast.

Graduates in Stockton could be the next.

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Lead For America is currently taking applications for two fellowships in Stockton. The listing reads, “The City of Stockton needs innovative and passionate leaders to implement sustainable, data-driven solutions to meet the challenges of climate change. To that end, Fellows will assist the City in implementing its recently awarded $10.8M Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Implementation Grant.”

The deadline to apply is June 15.

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Lead For America says it will only place fellows in areas they have a strong connection to and never in areas where there’s no pre-existing connection.