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Washington Leadership Program
Fall 2014 Application

The Washington Leadership Program considers several criteria when reviewing applicants including academic standing, leadership experience, level of involvement in campus or community organizations, previous internship experience, previous work experience, personal and professional goals, and the candidate’s overall level of maturity and preparedness for this program.

Please complete and submit this application no later than Tuesday December 10, 2013 at 5PM for the priority deadline and Friday, February 14, 2014 at 5PM for the final deadline.

I. Contact Information
Last Name*     First Name*
Student ID*   IU Email*
Campus Address
City*   State*
Home Address
City*   State*
Have you ever had a criminal conviction, including a misdemeanor or felony, or had a civil judgment rendered against you?*
Yes If you answered yes, please explain  
II. Academic Information
Current Status*   Expected Grad. Date*
Degree Pursued*   Major*
School*   Campus*
Cumulative GPA*  

III. Essay
In no fewer than 500 words please summarize how you meet these criteria while also addressing the following questions:
1. Why have you decided to apply for the Washington Leadership Program?
2. What are your personal/professional goals?
3. Which policy areas are of greatest interest to you?
4. What sets you apart in terms of qualifications from other candidates?

IV. Resume & Letters of Recommendation*
Please submit a copy of your resume  

In addition you are required to have two letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. The letters should be from current or former professors, work supervisors, advisors or others who may be in a position to support your application. Applications without letters of recommendation will not be accepted or reviewed. Letters may be submitted via email to or delivered to:

IU in DC Washington Leadership Program
Indiana University Bloomington
SPEA Building Room 341B
1315 E. Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47405

IV. Pledge    
I hereby certify that I have completed this request to the best of my ability and in truth.*
* Indicates a required field.