Thank you for your interest in the President's Emerging Leaders Program at Austin Peay State University.
The application for the 2021-2022
academic year is now closed.
Please note that for this year, the ACT exam score is optional.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS
11:59 PM, 31 DECEMBER, 2020!
Students who are admitted into the President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP) have, by the time of their application to Austin Peay, already demonstrated significant achievements as leaders and scholars.
Who can apply?
High school seniors who plan to enter Austin Peay as full-time freshmen in the fall of 2021 can now apply to PELP. To be considered for PELP, you must:
- have a 3.5 high school GPA,
- ACT score is not required for the 2021-2022 application cycle!
- and exhibit leadership qualities as evidenced by participation in high school and community service activities.
- The deadline to apply is 31 December, 2020.
The application consists of some basic biographical information, some essay questions, and a face to face interview with the director and a few of the current PELP students. Please use your very best writing style when you submit the responses to the essay prompts. Be careful to use good grammar, check your spelling, and be sure that you do not have typographical errors.