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About PLC

How to Apply

We appreciate your interest in the Presidents Leadership Class and your time in considering whether to apply to our program. Our admissions process is guided by our desire to gain a full understanding of the talents and abilities you possess. Therefore, we want you to submit the strongest application possible. Should you have any questions or concerns about the application or if you need more information, please contact one of the Assistant Directors for Recruitment and Selection, Chip Bollendonk and Heidi Roeber at 303-492-8342 or applytoPLC@colorado.edu.

NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE FEB. 22!


 


STEPS TO APPLY TO PLC

We encourage you to apply to the Presidents Leadership Class even if you have not yet been NOTIFIED of your admissions status to the University of Colorado Boulder.

1. Watch this video: 

2. Find out if PLC is right for you and if you are right for PLC.  Do your program research!  Read the PLC FAQs, Program Brochure 2015-16, and Sample Syllabus to get your first idea.

3. START YOUR CU BOULDER APPLICATION if you have not already.  When you start your application, you will be assigned a log-in and account on the MyCUBoulder portal (this is very important).

4. Download this PDF of PLC APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS and this PDF of SCHOLARSHIP SERVICES INSTRUCTIONS

6. Within your MyCUBoulder portal go to the FINANCIAL AID -> Apply for Scholarships tab


7.  Start the Scholarship Application process with the GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

  • Fill out all background information fields
  • Extra Curricular Activies/Clubs/Teams - Limited to 4 entries (choose those that best represent you as a person and your passions in academics and beyond)
  • Service - Limited to 4 entries (choose the 5 that best represent your dedication to a larger purpose outside of yourself)
  • Honors & Awards - Limited to 4 entries (choose the most recent and the ones you are most proud of)
  • Work Experience/Military Experience - Limited to 4 entries (please list most recent work experience first)

8. Sign and Update the GENERAL APPLICATION to move on.


9. Next Steps : Click on green arrow on the application to get to the PRESIDENTS LEADERSHIP CLASS application (if it is not an option on the screen, search under Our Opportunities; keyword - PLC)

  • Answer all four ESSAY QUESTIONS
  • Provide two email addresses for REFERENCES (please notify your references that you will be requesting their recommendations)
  • You can save and update your application(it will remain in the 'Drafted' section) up until the DUE DATE OF FEB. 22
  • You will receive a reminder email to complete and SUBMIT YOUR PLC APPLICATION by FEB. 22

10. We will access your official HS transcript through the Office of Admissions. Please do not send an additional copy.

11. Approximately 170 in-state and 50 out-of-state students will be invited to PLC INTERVIEWS.  If you are invited, PLC Interviews will take place on CU Boulder campus:

          IN-STATE INTERVIEWS:
          University of Colorado Boulder - University Memorial Center (UMC) and Norlin Library
          March 10-11, 2016 - See schedules here

 

          OUT-OF-STATE INTERVIEWS:
          VIa Skype
          March 14-18, 2016 - Schedule TBD
 


 

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