The American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Aloha Girls State is honored to offer this premier leadership program to the youth of Hawai'i. Mahalo for your interest in being a part of our 'State of Aloha!' Deadline to apply is April 10, 2017.
To be eligible to participate in the ALA Girls State/Girls Nation programs must have just completed their Junior year of high school and have at least one semester remaining, be a United States citizen or legal inhabitant of the United States as evidenced by a current and/or valid birth certificate, visa, passport, Green Card or other United States government-issued documentation verifying a legal presence in the United States for at least the duration of the ALA State/Girls Nation program.
If you are one of the two girls chosen to move on to go attend ALA Girls Nation in July, you must be able to clear a background check by the United States government, the White House and the U.S. Secret Service.
If invited and accepted into the program delegates provide a $300 donation to ALA E-Unit 52 to cover program expenses including lodging and meals in order to attend ALAAGS. ALAAGS is completely operated by volunteers (no paid staff).
(Cancellation Policy: 30 Days or prior 100% Refund; Cancellation 15-29 Days prior to start date 50% Refund; Cancellation less than 15 Days to start date will result in forfeiture of fees.)
Delegates must arrange travel to and from the program to be held at University of Hawai'i - West O'ahu from June 5-8, 2017.