Applicant Checklist

  • Applicants must pay Non-Refundable $50* Application Fee (Early bird pricing ends April 22. Application fee increases to $100 April 22-May 19th)

  • Complete Online Application here

  • Two References must fill out a Reference Form on your behalf

Please note: Once you begin the application you will not be able to save and return later to make edits. It is suggested that you draft essay responses in a word processing program beforehand and then copy/paste the text into the application form. To help you get started, below is a list of the questions that typically require lengthier responses. Each response is limited to 300 words.

EMPLOYMENT: Provide a brief description of your recent work experience.

EDUCATION: Provide a brief description of your educational background.


  1. There are many important issues facing the Scottsdale community. Describe two current community issues that interest you and why.

  2. Give an example of when your volunteer leadership has made a difference.

  3. Why do you want to participate in Scottsdale Leadership's Core Program?

  4. Upon graduation, Scottsdale Leadership expects its graduates to take on leadership roles in our community. How would you hope to get involved in the community?

ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES: Please list, in order of importance to you, any community, civic, professional, religious, social, athletic, or other organizations in which you have been involved over the last five years.

Please direct questions to Dana Close, Program & Events Manager at (602) 214-5295 or


Application deadline is May 19, 2022.