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President's Leadership Application

Application for Admission


Please complete:

  1. Applicant Information,
  2. Essay Questions and
  3. Leadership Experiences/Services sections.

**Please note you will be asked to choose from the following essay topics as a part of this application. It is suggested that you choose a topic and prepare your essay in Word prior to completing the remainder of the application for the President’s Leadership Program. The essay can then be copied into the online application form.

Select one (1) of the following questions and respond to it in an essay of 500 words or less. You will be evaluated on the thoughtfulness of your response and how well you explain and/or defend your position. Please attach this essay to your application. Your name should be in the upper right-hand corner of all attached pages.

a. Explain why leadership is important to you? How has leadership changed your life? How do you plan to incorporate leadership in your future?
b. Many highly effective leaders have noted that they have learned more about leadership in times of crisis than times of success. As president of the United States, select a current problem, issue or crisis and describe how you would address it.
c. What does the term “servant-leadership” mean to you? Describe a person who is a servant-leader and why those qualities have made him or her successful.

After application is completed, submit two letters of recommendation and an unofficial transcript. (A minimum 3.2 cumulative high school grade point average is required.) Preferred deadline for applications is March 1. Final deadline for applications is April 1. Please type or print legibly in black ink.

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If student is under 18 yrs of age
please provide Parent(s) or Guardian(s) Name(s) and address:



Please indicate how you became aware of OJC's President's Leadership Program.