2014 Hesselbein Global Student Leadership Summit – Pittsburgh

2014 Hesselbein Global Student Leadership Summit – Pittsburgh

Deadline: May 16, 2014

Join 50 top 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 provide dynamic leadership training. Students will emerge from the academy with the skills and experience to excel as global leaders. The summit will take place from July 26-29, 2014 at the University of Pittsburgh campus, Pittsburgh, PA.


  • Accomplished undergraduate and entry-level graduate student (enrolled and/or have completed first year of graduate school) leaders from college campuses across the world.
  • Eligible students include rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduating seniors from two-year and four-year schools, and entry-level graduate students (those enrolled in first year of graduate school and/or have completed the first year of graduate school).
  • Student applicants who have been involved in a range of campus and community programs and service-learning are welcome to apply.


  • Paid registration, room and board
  • Up to $500 towards travel for international students and up to $200 need-dependent travel for U.S. students.

Application Requirements

Complete the online application and upload the following attachments:

  1. One current letter of recommendation written by a university administrator (e.g. College Dean, Director of Student Life, Departmental Chair). Application will be incomplete unless the recommendation letter is uploaded and/or sent to [email protected] by the application deadline. You may send an additional letter to supplement your application.
  2. Résumé (include GPA on résumé). Single-page essay using 12-point times new roman font. Your essay should incorporate the following questions:
    • What specifically have you accomplished as a leader on your campus and/or in your community, and what did you do to motivate others?
    • How has your leadership experience on your campus and/or in your community broadened your understanding of the challenges and opportunities confronting global leaders today?
    • How do you envision yourself addressing these challenges and opportunities be it through a career, community service, and/or civic engagement?

Contact Angela Miller McGraw at [email protected] if you have any questions. Oliver Rieche was a part of it last year as well as Théo Ntawiheba.

For more information, click here.