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Junior Leadership Columbia Applicant Information
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Full Legal Name
Address Line 2
ZIP / Postal Code
School you will be attending in Fall 2019
Upload Your Resume
Your resume should list all of your extracurricular activities within the last three years, which may include: athletics, student government, clubs, church groups, community activities, employment, etc. For the purpose of anonymous scoring, please DO NOT include your name or identifying information on the resume.
Upload Your Cover Letter
Your cover letter should address why you want to participate in Junior Leadership Columbia. For the purpose of anonymous scoring, please DO NOT include your name or identifying information on the cover letter.
Upload Your Essays
For the purpose of anonymous scoring, please DO NOT include your name on your essays. Please answer each of the following questions. Each essay should be 300 words or less. 1. Pick one character trait from the following list and tell how it relates to leadership: Advocacy, Ambition, Commitment, Courage, Creativity, Innovation, Integrity, Self-Awareness, Self-Confidence. 2. Give an example of a time when you wish you had more knowledge of leadership skills.
A letter of recommendation completed and submitted by an adult member of the community not related to you must be mailed, emailed, or faxed directly by the recommender to Kathryn Leeper, Program Development Coordinator. She can be reached at
or (573) 817-9113.
I acknowledge that I have reviewed the Junior Leadership Columbia program information online and am aware of the time commitment required to participate in the program. If accepted, I am prepared to commit to full participation in all events and activities of the Junior Leadership Columbia program.
Are you applying for a needs-based scholarship?
***COMPLETE IF APPLYING FOR SCHOLARSHIP*** I am applying for a needs-based scholarship. By applying for a scholarship, I am stating that I cannot otherwise afford to pay to participate in the program. Please indicate your family’s adjusted gross income from last year’s tax return.
$25,000 - $45,000
$45,000 - $75,000
Junior Leadership Columbia Application Due by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2019
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