Summer Leadership Institute

Application Procedures

Deadline Extended: May 8, 2009

Participants will be selected from applicants who have submitted materials that include:

  1. a one-page discussion of their concept of leadership and their understanding of their leadership potential, given the context for facilitating interdisciplinary STEM learning on their campus.
  2. a one-page description of his/her role as a member of the FIDL team on the campus and of a particular FIDL task within the team that s/he will undertake in the coming academic year.
  3. two letters of reference (one from outside their campus community) about their demonstrated promise as leaders in interdisciplinary efforts at the local, regional, or national level.
  4. a letter of commitment from a representative of their Keck FIDL team in support of the proposed task to be undertaken as a member of the FIDL team.

Note to applicants not participating in the PKAL Keck program - we have modified the second and fourth items in the application as follows:

  • a one-page description of his/her role as a member of an interdisciplinary program team on their campus and of a particular interdisciplinary program task within the team that s/he will undertake in the coming academic year.
  • a letter of commitment from their chief academic officer (dean or provost) in support of the proposed task to be undertaken as a member of an interdisciplinary program team.

Please send all materials to applications@pkal.org by May 8 (extended deadline). Applicants will be contacted in mid May.