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What is Health and Human Development?

Diverse fields of study that share one
common goal: enriching the lives of others.

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Application Checklist

  • Completed form
  • Responses to 4 essay questions (it is recommended that you type your responses in a separate document, then enter/paste them in the form in the unlikely event that your application does not submit correctly)
  • Résumé
  • One WLI recommendation form completed by faculty member or academic adviser (sent directly to WLI)
  • Second letter of recommendation (optional)

Prepare answers to the following:

  • Describe your three best qualities. Why do you think these are your best attributes? How do you think each of these attributes relates to effective leadership?

  • Describe three areas in which you would like to grow. Why would you like to develop in each of these areas? How do you think each area relates to effective leadership? How do you think WLI will help you to develop in each area? 

  • Describe the biggest challenge you faced in the last five years. Why was it challenging? How did you respond to this challenge? What did you learn from confronting this challenge?

  • Please identify a woman in a leadership position, not related to you, who is inspirational to you. What about her is inspirational?

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