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Applicant Checklist

  • Applicants must pay a Non-Refundable $50 Application Fee

  • Complete Online Application

  • Two References must fill out a reference form on your behalf

We are not currently accepting applications for Scottsdale Leadership.  We will open the application for the 2023-2023 Core Program in January 2023.

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


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