One student from each affiliate program that nominates will ultimately be selected. In order to complete your application for Student Leader of the Year, please

  • complete an online form
  • answer three short answer questions and upload your responses in PDF format,
  • upload a PDF version of your resumé,
  • upload of a PDF of your unofficial transcript,
  • submit a PDF of a recommendation letter from your program director or professor that addresses student contributions and service to campus and the community,
  • and submit a PDF of a recommendation letter from a peer that addresses the nominee's character and embodiment of the Colorado Creed.

Process Timeline

  • August 22, 2022 - Nomination and Application Process opens on Center for Leadership website
  • December 14, 2022 - Nomination and Application Process closes; late applications will not be considered
  • December 15, 2022 - Student Leaders of the Year are notified
  • February 2023 - Recognition dinner and Leo Hill Speaker Series event; Student Leaders to be showcased