Leadership Institute Application Process

The 2016 Leadership Institute application process and documents are listed below:

Important Dates
  • August 15, 2016 – Last day to submit application materials to EOD
  • September 9, 2016 – Selected participants will receive invitation to participate
  • September 16, 2016 – Last day selected participants can confirm their acceptance
  • September 17 through 30, 2016 – Alternates will be notified as space becomes available
  • October 12, 2016 – Leadership Institute begins (occurs October 12, 13, 18, 20, November 1 and 15)
  • October 13, 2016 – Leadership Institute meets at ChallengeWorks
  • November 15, 2016 – Last day of Leadership Institute to include presentations and graduation ceremony. Supervisors and significant others invited to the graduation ceremony.
Application Process
  1. Determine if you are eligible for participation in Leadership Institute by reviewing the eligibility criteria
  2. Complete application and gather your application materials:
    1. Complete application signed by you, your supervisor, and your dean, vice president or agency director.
    2. Written statement of interest that includes:
      1. A description of your current and past leadership experience (various roles, number of years, significant accomplishments) as well as your future leadership aspirations
      2. A description of how your participation in Leadership Institute will add value to your department, division or college, and the university
    3. Commitment statement signed by you and your supervisor
    4. Your supervisor’s letter of support that includes:
      1. A recommendation for your participation
      2. A description of how your participation will add value to the department, college or division, and the university
      3. Anything else he or she would like us to consider that pertains to the eligibility and selection criteria
    5. Account number to which the fee will be charged. The fee for Leadership Institute is $650 for Texas A&M University employees (part 02) and Health Science Center employees; $1,050 for System employees.
  3. Send your completed application packet to Employee & Organizational Development so that it is received no later than MondayAugust 15, 2016. You will be notified upon receipt of your application. It is your responsibility to ensure the application has been received. You may submit your materials by:
    1. PREFERRED: Email to EODinfo@tamu.edu (be sure to scan your completed form so that all signatures can be seen and verified)
    2. Fax at 979-845-4188 (be sure to fax your completed form so that all signatures can be seen and verified)
    3. Campus mail to HR Employee & Organizational Development at Mail Stop 1401.