Delegate Initial Application ALA Aloha Girls State 2017

For questions, please email alaALOHAgirlsstate@gmail.com

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.

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    If you have attended multiple schools, please provide only your current school's contact information.
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    Applicant Community and Leadership

    Help us get to know you better and answer the following as complete as possible. Please include the academic year each each was completed (9th-11th Grades only.)
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    What's Next after Submitting this Application?

    Mahalo for your application! While ALA Aloha Girls State would like to be able to accept all applicants, our program can only accept a limited number of candidates. An email will be sent to your email address listed in this application to thank you for submitting an application and it will include an announcement stating whether or not you have qualified for the Interview Stage of Application. If selected you will find a link to the detailed application for you to complete and bring with you to your interview. You will also receive an email to set date and time for your potential personal interview. To be prepared for this process: 1. Please have a copy of proof of citizenship ready to submit 2. You will be asked to submit a 250-300 word essay describing how the opportunity of attending the ALA Aloha Girls State would be beneficial to future civic leadership. 3. One photo of yourself 4. Two letters of recommendation 5. Medical information forms Please have your parent or guardian review this information prior to submitting the application.