Norfolk State University
Leadership Academy Application
Fall 2013

 Applications must be received by July 15, 2013. Acceptance into the Academy is contingent upon enrollment at NSU and acceptance into the Honors College.

Selection Criteria for the Leadership Academy
  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA
  • Minimum SAT Score of 1000 (math and verbal) or 1450 (math, verbal & writing), or ACT Composite Score of 21
  • Notable involvement in school-related and/or community activities
  • Acceptance into the NSU Honors College
  • Completion of Academy application and short response questions
Additional Requirements & Information
  1. Students must maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and complete 15 credit hours each fall and spring semester for continued participation in the Academy
  2. Academy students will be a part of the Leadership Living-Learning Community and reside in Midrise Residential Honors College for the first year
  3. During the first year, students must attend a cohort retreat scheduled for August 10th – 11th (early move-in will be arranged)
  4. Attendance at all Academy cohort meetings, classes and events is expected
Application Information          
First Name:   Last Name:   Middle Initial:
Permanent Address(include city, state, zip):   Local Address(include city, state, zip):     
NSU Email:  
High School Last Attended:   High School GPA (4.0 scale):  
ACT Composite Score: SAT Critical Reading:
SAT Math: SAT Writing:
Anticipated Major at NSU:   Do you plan to complete your degree at NSU?  
Honors & Awards
List any honors and awards that you have received in the last 4 years
Honor/Award Years Received Sponsoring Organization  
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Short Response Questions
1. Why are you applying for the Leadership Academy and what are you hoping to gain by being a part of the program? (250 words or less)   

2. Who is your leadership role model and how has that person impacted your life? (250 words or less)    

3. What leadership roles and activities do you plan to take part in while attending NSU? (150 words or less)