Hesselbein Student Leadership Summit for Grad Students । University of Pittsburgh

Join 50 dynamic student leaders from across the world to learn how to be effective, ethical, and innovative leaders. Participants will work alongside distinguished mentors who will share their expertise and guide you through leadership training. Students will emerge from the academy with the skills and experience to excel as global leaders.

This one-of-a-kind program offers participants a transformative, globally-minded leadership experience right here on campus! Through our annual Hesselbein Student Leadership Summit, student leaders from around the world converge on our campus for an intensive four-day experience. Delegates participate in interactive workshops, receive mentorship from government and business leaders, and take part in hands-on problem-solving sessions.


Eligible students include rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduating seniors from two-year and four-year schools, and entry-level graduate students such as those enrolled to begin the first year of graduate school and/or those who have completed the first year of graduate school.


Complete the online application and upload the following attachments:
  • One current letter of recommendation written by a university administrator (e.g. College Dean, Director of Student Life, Departmental Chair). The application will be incomplete unless the recommendation letter is uploaded and/or emailed directly to sarahpopovich@pitt.edu by the application deadline. You may send an additional letter to supplement your application.
  • Résumé (include GPA on résumé).
  • Single-page essay using 12-point times new roman font.

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Last Date for Applying:        April 30


Hesselbein Global Academy for Student Leadership & Civic Engagement
601 William Pitt Union
3959 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-624-5203

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