Global Leadership Academy Application

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Application Process

Seats are limited for all programs. Participants will be selected based on eligibility and the order in which applications are received. Please apply as soon as possible to reserve space in the program.

  1. Complete an application
    Fill out the application online (below) by May 7, 2021. You will receive a confirmation email.
  2. Have an interview
    Our office will contact you to conduct a teleconference interview to determine your English level.
  3. Send personal documentation
    Send a copy of the biographical page of your passport by email to ELISpecialPrograms@MissouriState.edu.
  4. Complete required program forms
    ELI Special Programs will send you program forms via email. These must be completed and returned to ELISpecialPrograms@MissouriState.edu.
  5. Receive an invitation letter
    After receiving your application, interview, and all documents, ELI Special Programs will send you an invitation letter, which you can take with you to your B (tourist) visa interview at the embassy. NOTE: Participants from U.S. Tourist Visa Waiver Countries will skip this step. Click here to see the US Tourist Visa Waiver Countries.
  6. Pay the full amount of the program
    After obtaining your visa, pay complete program fees at least one week prior to program start date.

Apply Online

Please complete the form below to apply for the Global Leadership Academy Program.

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).

Participant Personal Information

Please enter your name exactly as it appears on your passport.

Sex
Do you have a tourist visa for the United States?

Click here to see if your country is on the US Tourist Visa Waiver Countries list (this is the list of countries that are not required to have a tourist visa to enter the United States).

Permanent Address in Home Country

This must be the personal address of the participant, not an agent's or friend's address.

Parent/Guardian Information
Does this parent or guardian speak English?
Will this parent or guardian accompany the participant to Missouri State University?
Does this parent or guardian require housing and meals during the program dates?

 

Does this parent or guardian 2 speak English?
Will this parent or guardian 2 accompany the participant to Missouri State University?
Does this parent or guardian 2 require housing and meals during the program dates?
Participant Experience

*Because of its unique structure, this program is designed for low intermediate to advanced English speakers (Level B1 or higher of the CEFR). Beginner level students would not be able to understand program content.

Have you ever traveled to another country?
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Participant Additional Information
Choose your housing arrangements
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Parent Authorization

I (the parent) know that every reasonable and customary precaution will be taken to assure the safety of everyone. I waive all claims in the event of an accident or injury absolving the Global Leadership Academy Program and all individuals thereof, from responsibility. In cases of illness of my child, I authorize the English Language Institute (ELI), through the appropriate staff to seek medical treatment at my expense. I give permission to ELI to use photos/videos of my child at the camp for promotional use only.

Consent
Human verification