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Application Process

2017 Application

Thank you for your interest in the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Student Leadership Academy.  Please be sure to read through the eligibility requirements and selection guidelines before submitting your application.

Applications for the 2017 Student Leadership Academy are now closed. To be notified when applications for 2018 open, click here.

Eligibility

High School: All rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible to apply for acceptance into the 2017 Student Leadership Academy.

College: All rising freshman, sophomores, and juniors are eligible to apply for acceptance into the 2017 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 15, 2017.

College: All college applicants are required to submit an application and an academic or professional reference no later than April 15, 2017. 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. 

Selection

High School: 60 students will be admitted 

College: 20 students will be admitted 

All students will be notified of their status (accepted, waitlisted or not accepted) by May 1, 2017.  

All accepted students must officially enroll into the 2017 Student Leadership Academy no later than May 15, 2017 or their spot in the cohort will be forfeited to a student on the waiting list.