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Application Process

2018 Application

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Eligibility*

High School: All rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible to apply for acceptance into the 2018 Student Leadership Academy.

College: All rising freshman, sophomores, and juniors are eligible to apply for acceptance into the 2018 Student Leadership Academy.

Travel: All accepted students must be able to arrange their own transportation to and from Philadelphia. We will provide transportation to and from the airport.

*Applicants that do not meet the eligibility requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Requirements

Due to the high volume of applications we receive each year, we require applicants to submit applications that are free from grammatical and spelling errors.  Applicants should also respond to the questions on the application in short answer essay form.  Failure to comply with these requirements will hinder your chances of being accepted into the program.

High School: All high school applicants are required to submit an application and a teacher/counselor reference no later than April 1, 2018. Applications submitted after April 1st will be considered on a rolling basis until May 15, 2018 if spots for SLA are still available.

College: All college applicants are required to submit an application and an academic or professional reference no later than April 1, 2018. Upon receipt of these documents, applicants will be asked to complete a phone interview with the High School and Universities Specialist at Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation at your earliest convenience. Applications submitted after April 1st will be considered on a rolling basis until May 15, 2018 if spots for SLA are still available.

Selection

High School: 50 students will be admitted

College: 10 students will be admitted

All students will be notified of their status (accepted, waitlisted or not accepted) by April 15, 2018.

All accepted students must officially enroll into the 2018 Student Leadership Academy no later than May 1, 2018 or their spot in the cohort will be forfeited to a student on the waiting list.

Applicants who applied after the April 1, 2018 deadline will be considered on a rolling basis until May 15, 2018.