Leadership Legacy Award Application

The CDLS Leadership Legacy Award application due date is Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Only completed applications will be considered. 
Please note that you must complete the application in its entirety. You cannot save the application and complete it at a later time. 

Complete this form for each application for the CDLS Leadership Legacy Award.

Components of the application and selection process:

  • Applicant's Resume and listing of all leadership activities
     
  • A Prospective Essay 
    • The applicant must write a one-page essay about what he/she has learned as a leader, the legacy he/she has left at Rider, and how he/she will use their skills to benefit others upon graduation.
  • Two to three letters of recommendation from Rider faculty, staff, students, and/or alumni that comment to how the student has met criteria of the award.  Please assure you provide the recommender a copy of the award criteria.
    • If two recommendation letters are provided, they both must be from Rider staff, faculty, or alumni.
    • If three recommendation letters are provided, one recommendation from a Rider student may be included.
  • A 30 minute interview with the selection committee for the top candidates who have best demonstrated their fulfillment of the award criteria through their application.
For More Information Contact: 
Laura Seplaki, Director, LDP 
Sweigart Hall, Room 250 
609-895-5791 
lseplaki@rider.edu or cdls@rider.edu
Applicant Information:
i.e. May 2013
(__/4.0)
Components of the application and selection process.
Please submit the documents requested below.

The applicant must write a one-page essay about what he/she has learned as a leader, the legacy he/she has left at Rider, and how he/she will use their skills to benefit others upon graduation.

Word documents only. Please make sure the filename of the word document has no spaces or special characters.
Word or PDF documents only. Document Naming Conventions
Please title the file you submit as so 'LastName_Resume', LastName_Essay' and LastName_LeadershipActivities'. Do not include any spaces/special characters in the document name.
Part IV: Recommendation

Two to three letters of recommendation from Rider faculty, staff, students, and/or alumni that comment to how the student has met criteria of the award.  Please assure you provide the recommender a copy of the award criteria.

  • If two recommendation letters are provided, they both must be from Rider staff, faculty, or alumni.
  • If three recommendation letters are provided, one recommendation from a Rider student may be included.

 


List the name, title and phone number of at least one person who will write a letter of recommendation for you. The letter could be from one of your teachers or professors, a supervisor, a coach or from any other community member who has had a chance to observe you in a leadership role

Applicants are responsible for supplying those recommending them the online recommendation form or a copy of the CDLS Legacy Award Recommendation Form (pdf)

Remember to give your recommender plenty of time to complete the recommendation form and supply him/her with a stamped, addressed envelope if recommendation is being mailed. 

Document Naming Conventions
Please title the file using the following format 'Last Name_LetterofRecommendation'. Do not include any spaces/special characters in the document name. Word or PDF documents only.

Two recommendations are required.  Please enter the second recommendation here:

Document Naming Conventions
Please title the file using the following format 'Last Name_LetterofRecommendation'. Do not include any spaces/special characters in the document name. Word or PDF documents only.

Two recommendations are required, however, if you wish to provide an additional recommendation, you may do so here.

Document Naming Conventions
Please title the file using the following format 'Last Name_LetterofRecommendation'. Do not include any spaces/special characters in the document name. Word or PDF documents only.
Interview

A 30 minute interview during the week of March 23, 2015 with the selection committee for the top candidates who have best demonstrated their fulfillment of the award criteria through their application.

Document Naming Conventions
Please title the file using the following format 'Last Name_WeeklySchedule'. Do not include any spaces/special characters in the document name. Word or PDF documents only.