African-American Leaders for Tomorrow Application


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  • A student, who is currently a sophomore or junior with a 2.5 or higher GPA, and is in good academic standing as of January 1, 2018.
  • Demonstration of leadership potential (i.e. involvement in student government, community leadership or similar activities).
  • Current high school transcript.  PDF only
  • Two letters of recommendation. One letter must be from a school official and one from a community member who is not related to you.  PDF only
  • Essay (2 required).  PDF only
  • Photo of the applicant.  JPG/PNG only
  • All agreements.

Note - Documents must be submitted in PDF. Photo in JPG/PNG. Special characters in file names, like apostrophes, will cause an error on submission of the form.


  • February 1, 2018 - Applications will be available.
  • May 1, 2018 - Application deadline.
  • May 2 – 9, 2018 - Review and Selection Process.
  • May 18, 2018 - Students will be notified.
  • July 11 – 14, 2018 - The conference will be held on the campus of CSUDH.

Note - Students will need spending money for snacks, souvenirs, etc. Travel arrangements will be made for students living outside of Los Angeles & Riverside Counties. Conference participants will stay in campus housing and be supervised at all times.

For more information, or if you have trouble submitting this form, please contact:

Jannell Jackson at or call (619) 531-7913