President's Student Leadership Program
Selection for the President’s Student Leadership Program is based on a combination of leadership experience and potential:
- Your leadership experience might be formal, through a student or community leadership role, or informal, through having an important impact on others’ wellbeing or on a significant issue for your community.
- You should be committed to developing your leadership knowledge and skills to make positive change in your environment and serve your career in any field.
To be admitted to the President’s Student Leadership Program you must meet the following requirements:
- Be enrolled in a post-secondary program at a public university or college in the province of Manitoba.
- Be at least halfway through your program of study but not in your graduating year.
- Students must be enrolled in a program that is minimum two years duration with the exception of 12-month masters programs.
- Students in a two-year program should apply while in the second half of their first year of post-secondary study.
- Students enrolled in the Faculty of Law may apply in the first or second year of the program.
- Students in the process of transferring to a different program or post-secondary institution will also be considered.
- Be available to attend all portions of the program.
Application criteria: We are looking for students who demonstrate:
A demonstrated ability to develop, reflect on and question your own perspectives through learning from multiple viewpoints.
An ability to collaborate with and motivate others, work in a team to achieve common understanding, express yourself in different situations and to different people, and listen and value others’ opinions, experiences and knowledge bases.
Initiative and imagination
The potential to recognize where change is needed and work with others to pursue it.
An ability to collaborate with and motivate others, work effectively in a team to achieve common understanding, express yourself in different situations and to different people, and listen and value others’ opinions, experiences and knowledge bases.
Passion, ability and drive to actively engage in the program, including a plan for how you intend to use what you learn in your career and community after program completion
James W. Burns Leadership Institute
Room 359 Drake Centre
181 Freedman Cres.
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V4