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K-State Today

December 19, 2019

Accepting applications for Graduate Student Leadership Development Program

Submitted by Megan Miller

K-State graduate students are invited to apply for the 2020 Graduate Student Leadership Development Program. The program provides graduate students an opportunity to develop leadership skills to make a positive change in their work, studies and student organizations.

Through this semesterlong experience, graduate students will work with leadership studies faculty and their peers to dive into challenges that are most important to them. The Staley School of Leadership Studies and the Graduate School have created this program specifically for graduate students who want to move beyond technical expertise to solve problems.

Program participants:

  • Attend workshops with leadership studies faculty and learn from and support their peers in peer consultation meetings.
  • Understand how to facilitate change in self, others and community.
  • Exercise leadership on difficult challenges in personal and professional settings.

Participation is open to master's and doctoral students in all disciplines. Graduate students who have had no leadership experience to those who have filled numerous leadership roles, to everyone in between is welcome to apply for this program. Graduate students selected to participate must be available for all required program activities.

Visit the Graduate Student Leadership Development Program website for more information and to apply.

The application deadline is noon on Jan. 24, 2020.

Questions may be directed to Megan Miller, Graduate School student success coordinator, at mmmiller@k-state.edu or 785-532-6191.