NEW Leadership Nevada 2016 Application Now Available
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  • NEW Leadership Nevada – Thank You!

    Part one of your application has been forwarded to the NEW Leadership office. For your records, a copy was also sent to you at the email address you provided. Please follow the instructions below in order to complete the application process.

    In order to be considered for this program, we must receive two (2) letters of recommendation from persons who can attest to your campus, community, or political involvement, academic successes, leadership potential, or desire to gain new leadership skills.

    Please provide THIS document to those who will be recommending you.

    It is to be shared with the persons writing your letters of recommendation. Please contact your recommenders as soon as possible.

    You are to follow-up with NEWL to ensure your letters of recommendation were, in fact, received. Please do so by emailing with the subject “Recommenders for (your name)” with your name, the name and title of each of your recommenders, how you know these persons (professors, former supervisor, etc.), their phone numbers, and email addresses.

    NEW Leadership Nevada 2017 Program Calendar

    • Applications will be accepted December 1, 2016 – February 28, 2017
    • Notifications will begin March 31, 2017
    • NEW Leadership Nevada 2017 takes place June 5 – 10, 2017, on the UNLV campus (required on-campus housing provided)

    Important Note
    If you are accepted as a member of the NEW Leadership Nevada Class of 2017, you must agree to attend the entire program from June 5 – 10, 2017. You must agree to reside in the residence halls on campus at UNLV (check-in Monday morning, check-out Saturday afternoon), and attend all program sessions—exceptions are not made, as this time exemplifies the immersion experience that is NEW Leadership. Additionally, your participation in NEW Leadership is subsidized by community partners and participating higher education institutions. You will be expected to work with the Program to acquire a subsidy of $500 to assist with the costs of the Program.

    Application Checklist

    • Completed application form
    • Personal Essay
    • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
    • Follow up email to

    Applications may be completed offline (via mail) if sufficient time for such a request has been made. Please contact the Program Coordinator to make this request.

    We look forward to receiving your application!

    Questions are welcome. Please contact:

    NEW Leadership Nevada
    Women’s Research Institute of Nevada
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    4505 S. Maryland Pkwy, Box 455083
    Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-5083
    Phone: 702-895-2902

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    Featuring Restaurateur and Philanthropist Jenna Morton
    Blasco Event Wing, UNLV Foundation
    4505 S. Maryland Parkway
    Thursday, June 8, 2017
    Reception at 5:00pm
    Dinner and Program at 6:00pm

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    Women's Research Institute of Nevada
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 455083
    Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-5083

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