The deadline for completing this application is close of business on Monday, April 30, 2018. Scholarship applications will not be considered after this date.

All scholarship winners will be notified no later than Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Upon notification, scholarship winners are required to accept award no later than Friday, June 15, 2018.

Please note: All scholarship winners MUST confirm acceptance of the award with a payment of their program enrollment fee ($50), and the return of the Leadership Summer Program Scholarship Offer Form (which will be mailed to winners by May 30, 2018). 

This scholarship application is not considered complete until all actions have been taken or received by Leadership LINKS Inc. on behalf of the applicant:


Your essay must comply with the following guidelines:

a.) Type a double spaced, 400-500 word essay answering at least two of the four questions:

  • In what ways are you developing as a leader and why is leadership development important to you?

  • What are your future leadership goals, and how would those goals benefit others?

  • How would participation in this leadership summer program benefit you and your community?  

  • How does studying in school and seeking help from your mentors contribute to your growth?

b.) You may submit the essay by either 1.) emailing it to or 2.) ensuring that the essay is received in our mailbox: Leadership LINKS, Inc., P.O. Box 16328, High Point, NC 27261 no later than the application deadline.


Ask your English teacher or Guidance Counselor to review/proofread your essay prior to submission. Make the changes that s/he suggests to you. Your essay should have a cover sheet. The cover sheet MUST include your name, title of the essay, your school, and the date of the essay. 

At the bottom of the cover sheet, please type THIS ESSAY IS APPROVED BY and ask your teacher to print and sign their name, along with their title, name of school, and the date of their review.


Ask the adult leader of your sport or extracurricular activity in school, church, or community organization to write a reference letter to accompany your scholarship application. The reference letter should include your leadership in school and/or the community.


Name *
Birthdate (Month, Day, Year) *
Birthdate (Month, Day, Year)
Address *
Phone *
Applicant's mobile number (if applicable)
School Address *
School Address
Parent/Guardian Full Name *
Parent/Guardian Full Name
Primary Phone Number *
Primary Phone Number
Secondary Phone Number
Secondary Phone Number
Do you require any special accommodations?
(i.e. special diet (no meat), inhaler, etc.
Emergency Contact Phone Number
Emergency Contact Phone Number
Emergency Contact Phone Number
Emergency Contact Phone Number
All program uniform shirt are adult sizes
I will commit to complete my essay and mailing to be received before the April 30th, 2018 deadline. *
Essay directions: Scholarship applicants must submit a 1-page typed essay of approximately 500 words answering the questions from the instructions.
I understand that scholarship winners MUST confirm their acceptance of the scholarship award by returning the Scholarship Offer Form and payment of the $50 enrollment fee. I commit to earn or ask for the $50 nonrefundable program enrollment fee, and will make payment before the June 15, 2018 deadline. *
If the applicant does not have an account, please add parent account.
If the applicant does not have an account, please add parent account.
If the applicant does not have an account, please add parent account.

Thank you for your interest in the Leadership LINKS Leadership Summer Program for Girls Scholarship. Best wishes.