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Creating Change Application

CC Application - 2019

Step 1 of 3

  • Personal Information

  • Please provide root form: He, She, Xe, etc. This question is merely for statistical purposes. Answering this will not influence your chance of attending the conference.
  • Please enter a value between 0 and 5.
    If GPA is not applicable at your school, please write "0.0"
  • Parent / Guardian Information (18+)

  • Provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher who can speak to two or more of the following characteristics: leadership, communication skills, organization, ability to work with others.
  • Please write a 500 - 700 word essay or prepare a 3-5 minute video addressing one of these questions. Your response may or may not address your gender or sexuality.
    Select one of these topics:
    • Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you.
    • Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you, and what lessons did you learn?
    • Reflect on a time when you challenged a belief or idea. What did you do? What prompted you to act? Would you make the same decision again?
    Once applications are evaluated you may be selected for a personal interview on October 10th from 4:30-8:30 pm, location TBD.

If you have any questions please contact us via email.