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Applications are now closed. 

Application Instructions

Complete your application by June 10:

1. Fill out the application form here 

2. Submit the following materials to apply@commonsensesociety.com

- English language C.V. (with GPA for the previous 2 semesters/academic terms)

- Personal Written Statement in English (max 700 words)

- One (1) Letter of Recommendation or two (2) References (with relevant contact information)

*Prospective participants will be contacted for an interview.

 

Selection Criteria

The CSS admissions committee will assess the following aspects in making its decision:

    1. Age and station: college/university students, recent graduates, and young professionals
    2. Likelihood of contributing to local society in the future
    3. Demonstrated leadership potential (volunteerism, civic engagement)
    4. Presentation and communication skills
    5. Academic achievement
    6. Commitment to attend the entire conference and complete the required readings

*CSS will place special attention on the quality of the Personal Written Statement and personal interview. 

 

Application Timeline

DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS, THE TIMELINE HAS BEEN UPDATED AS FOLLOWS:

June 10: Application Deadline

June 11-20: Applicant interviews

June 24: Applicants notified of admission decision.

June 26: Participants announced for 2013 Summer Leadership Academy

If you have questions about the Academy, please contact
Emese Böröcz at emese@commonsensesociety.com.