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Program Eligibility

NEW Leadership is open to part time and full time undergraduate students (rising sophomores, juniors or seniors) enrolled for the 2018-2019 academic year in any Washington college or university, as well as Washington residents enrolled in out-of-state schools. New Leadership WSU Spokane-Gonzaga University is committed to including students from diverse socioeconomic, ethnic and racial backgrounds and of all ages. We strongly encourage women of color, nontraditional college women, and women majoring in any field of study apply. You do not have to have any background in the study of politics to apply.

NEW Leadership is a full-time residential program, and participants are required to attend all summer institute sessions and live on the Gonzaga campus during the entire July 12 – 17, 2018 program. You must attend all program sessions, which will run from early morning to late evening each day. Participants will not have time to attend other classes or put in hours at work. If you are accepted, you will be required to acknowledge and agree to meet these requirements.

Students are required to raise a $250 program participation fee from their college or university. See the About the Program page for more information, or apply now.


Program Coordinator
Brajee Green

Administrative Director
Veronica Puente

Academic Director
Dr. Cynthia Stavrianos

Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane