University of Pittsburgh Hesselbein Student Leadership Summit 2019 (Funded)


University of Pittsburgh Hesselbein Student Leadership Summit 2019 (Funded)

University of Pittsburgh Hesselbein Student Leadership Summit -Join 50 dynamic student leaders from across the world to learn how to be effective, ethical, and innovative leaders. Participants will work alongside distinguished mentors who will share their expertise and guide you through leadership training. Students will emerge from the academy with the skills and experience to excel as global leaders.

Location and Dates University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  Saturday, July 20 – Tuesday, July 23, 2019


Accomplished undergraduate and entry-level graduate student (enrolled and/or have completed first year of graduate school) leaders from college campuses across the world.


There is no fee for applicants who are selected to participate in the Hesselbein Global Academy.


Selected participants will automatically receive a scholarship which covers all educational activities (presentations, breakout workshops with Professional Mentors, and featured speakers), housing, meals, and access to all socials and networking activities.

Applicants should note that all selected participants will be responsible for covering the cost of their own transportation to and from the Academy which is held at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the United States of America. 

Application Requirements
The deadline for applications is April 30, 2019.  ALL MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at MIDNIGHT (EDT). Applications that are incomplete (i.e. missing a letter of recommendation, résumé, or essay) will not be considered.

  1. Complete online application.
  2. Upload one current letter of recommendation using pdf or word
    (written by a senior university administrator or staff member). You are
    welcome to submit a second or third letter of recommendation to
    supplement your application. Recommenders also have the option of
    sending the letter of recommendation by email to Sarah Popovich at
    [email protected]
  3. Upload résumé (include GPA on résumé) using pdf or word.
  4. Upload personal essay using pdf or word (see essay question below).

Application Deadline: April 30th 2019

Contact Sarah Popovich at [email protected] with any questions.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the University of Pittsburgh Hesselbein Student Leadership Summit 2019


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