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Online PELP Application for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

Thank you for your interest in the President's Emerging Leaders Program (PELP) at Austin Peay.  In order to be considered for this exciting and rigorous program, you must complete the application form below.  Your application must be submitted by February 1, 2017.  A completed application must contain the following:

  • applicant's name, telephone number, and e-mail address
  • applicant's cumulative (non-weighted) high school GPA
  • applicant's composite ACT score
  • a copy of the applicant's résumé
  • a one-page essay in which you discuss your leadership philosophy
  • a photo of the applicant uploaded as a jpg or gif file
  • the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of two adult references who are familiar with your academic, leadership, and service experiences and achievements during the past four years

If you experience any difficulties or have any questions about the online application process, please contact me by telephone at 931-221-6398 or by e-mail at Also, it is imperative that you check the e-mail account you enter in your application. I will correspond with you by e-mail using the address you provide and not by regular mail. In the past, there have been instances where applicants have missed out on the opportunity to enter PELP because they failed to check their e-mail on a regular basis.

Thank you,

Dr. Kenney / Director, President's Emerging Leaders Program