Pamplin Leadership Award

The Pamplin Leader award seeks students who demonstrate superior intellectual promise and academic performance, dedication to their communities, interest and success in physical fitness and health, and unimpeachable integrity. Students who accept this award must also agree to join the Honors College and work toward an Honors Laureate Diploma
NOTE: Each public high school in Virginia is allowed only one candidate. Applicants, once identified by their school, may apply online. There is a question asking for counselor’s name and email address. Instructions will be sent to counselor via email, who must verify student is the school’s nominee. Applicants will not be considered if the high school does not validate the student as its candidate.

Award
Varies
Deadline
01/31/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. In 500 words or less, describe your understanding of effective leadership, including some qualities of effective leadership and how you measure success of an effective leader. Additionally, describe the qualities of one effective leader you know, including how they exemplify these qualities. As you develop your own leadership roles, how do you plan to apply these qualities?
  2. Please provide the name and email address of your high school guidance counselor/career advisor: Only one applicant from each Virginia public high school may be nominated for the Pamplin Leadership award. This reference certifies that you are the only nominee from your high school.
  3. Student Self-Certification: I certify that I have been notified by my high school that I am the candidate from my high school. I understand each high school can only have one candidate and that my application will not be considered if my high school does not validate my candidacy.
  4. The information I have provided on this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I: a) understand that information I have provided on this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge; b) agree that I will notify the Honors College should information that I included on my application change (intended major, residence, contact information, etc.); c) recognize and understand the requirement to join the Honors College and work toward an Honors Laureate diploma should I be selected as a Pamplin Leader.