Apply for the Academic Scholars and Leaders (ASL) Program

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Eligibility: APGO members in good standing

Application Schedule and Procedure: Due to the current situation with the COVID-19 situation, the ASL application has been extended to May 4, 2020.

Please have the following prepared to upload with your online application. Please save all documents together for upload as one PDF.

  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Statement of Department Chair Commitment and SupportĀ  Download form.
  • A separate cover letter from your chair stating what he/she expects the value of your participation will be to the university/or institution
  • A personal statement (limited to two pages, double-spaced) indicating why you want to participate in this course, a statement of agreement to complete course requirements, and how you intend to use the knowledge and skills gained from this experience
  • If you have applied before, a statement of what you have accomplished since your last application.

Once you upload your documents, you will be directed to pay the $75.00 application fee.

If you do not have all of the required components, your application cannot be considered.

Notification: The Advisory Committee will meet to review applications, with notification of selected scholars by mid-July.

For questions regarding the Academic Scholars and Leaders program, please contact Kelly Toepper at or (410) 451-9560.