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Student Leadership Academy Application 2016-2017

We are looking for students from all programs interested in a unique interprofessional leadership development opportunity.  

Program Mission: To transform students into exceptional leaders empowered to create solutions for a healthier community.

To apply:

  • Completed at least 1 semester at UNTHSC
  • 75% of classes must be on-campus
  • Must be enrolled for both fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters
  • Be in and remain in good academic standing
  • Be in and remain in good disciplinary standing 

Application Components:

  • General applicant  information
  • 3 short essay questions (500 words or less)
  • Contact information for a faculty/staff recommendation for applicant
  • Upload CV/Resume
  • If selected, panel Interviews with HSC Student Leadership Development Team*

Program Requirements:

  • Orientation and Introduction to Leadership Seminar (September)
    • 3 hour session/seminar
    • Friday, September 23rd from 5:30-8:30 pm 
  • Attend Bi-Monthly Session (2nd and 4th Wednesdays)
    • 2nd and 4th Wednesdays (dates may change due to holidays)
    • 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   
  • Mentorship Requirement (On-going/ Monthly)
    • Alumni, Faculty, or Staff Mentor (assigned through a matching process) 
    • Monthly meeting with Mentor (Skype, phone, or in person)
      • Must meet once per semester face to face outside of orientation
  • Culminating Service Project (April)
    • In groups of 5

NEW Application deadline: July 22nd at 11:59 pm

Only the 25 students will be offered a spot to participate. 

*All applicants will be notified whether or not you are chosen to move to the interview round in August. Those selected for in-person interviews will be notified of acceptance in to the Student Leadership Academy in September. 

Questions? Contact us at studentleadershipprograms@unthsc.edu .


This form closed on July 23, 2016 1:00 AM CDT