Apply for the Academic Scholars and Leaders (ASL) Program

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Eligibility: APGO members in good standing

Application Schedule and Procedure: The submission deadline has passed.

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 Support  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.