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Recruitment Process

Recruitment Process (High School Programs)

Target Group: 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th grade students
Selected by their peers in election held the previous year/Coordinator selection

Selection based on the following criteria:

  • Application
  • Essay
  • Teacher/staff recommendation forms
  • Interview by student leaders & site coordinator
  • Observed leadership potential and creativity
  • 2.0 grade point average preferred
  • Potential for Academic, Leadership and Social Growth Development


Requirements for each Program Participant

  • Participants may not miss more than three (3) meetings/classes per year or they will be placed on probation
  • Must check in with site coordinator/teacher when a meeting will be missed because of sports, club conflict, tutoring/meeting with a teacher
  • Participants must attend at least 75% of the Female Academy events and activities outside the school day