The Eleanor Roosevelt Center (ERVK) Girls’ Leadership Worldwide (GLW) program works to create a more just world by educating and empowering young women to become the next generation of confident, principled, and socially conscious leaders, using the example set by Eleanor Roosevelt.
ELIGIBILITY & SELECTION CRITERIA:
Applicants must be between the ages of 14-16 during the duration of the program (July 2018). They will be selected based on their demonstrated leadership potential, commitment to community service and social justice, and their academic and extra-curricular achievements.
We are looking for girls who are ready to #LeadLikeEleanor!
- Application submitted in their entirety by April 20, 2018 (DEADLINE EXTENDED)
- Applicants will be notified by May 10th, 2018.
$2,500 program fee
It is highly encouraged that girls interested in applying to program think about fundraising opportunities to pay for their tuition. Resources and Fundraising Ideas can be found under "Fundraising Tool-kit." It is also encouraged for girl's to mention their fundraising plans and methodology in their application, as this sort of initiative reflects very well to the selection committee.
ERVK does not cover the cost of travel to and from camp nor any additional spending (i.e. on souvenirs in New York City). These expenses are the responsibility of the participant.
Before sending in your application package, please be sure to complete and include the following items:
- Application Form
- 5 Short Answer Responses
- 1 Essay Response
- Fundraising Response (optional)
- Two Letters of Recommendation
- Scholarship Application Form (optional)