Application

We are interested in learning more about who you are, your interests in politics and your community, when and if you may run for office, and why you are applying to this training. There are no “right” answers to the questions below. Please answer honestly and openly.

IMPORTANT: *WE ALSO SUGGEST THAT WHEN YOU GET TO THE SHORT ESSAYS AT THE END, YOU WRITE ALL THREE IN A WORD DOCUMENT, SAVE IT, AND THEN COPY AND PASTE THEM INTO THE FIELDS!* If anything were to happen (computer freezing, internet dropping a connection etc.,) and you need to fill out the application again, this will make the process much faster! Thank you for your understanding!

ATTENTION NALP ALUMNI: We added some new questions to this year’s application and would ask that you re-fill out the entire form excluding the short essay questions and the reference section (unless they need to be updated or changed). Since both of these sections are required in order for the system to let you proceed, please put N/A in the text boxes so that your application can go through.

    NALP Trainings

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    BASIC CONTACT INFO

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    POLITICAL AWARENESS

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    COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

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    CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND POLITICAL AWARENESS

    DID YOU?
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    POLITICAL ATTITUDES

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    RUNNING FOR OFFICE

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    BASIC DEMOGRAPHICS

    Please check appropriate box. Please note the questions in this section are optional and are for informational purposes only.
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    HOUSEHOLD

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    EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT

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    OUTCOME

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    References

    Please List 2 References.
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    RECRUITMENT

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    Discussed running with party leaders?
    Discussed running with friends and family?
    Discussed running with community leaders
    Solicited or discussed financial contributions with potential supporters?
    Investigated how to place your name on the ballot?
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    An official from a political party?
    A co-worker?
    An elected official?
    A friend or acquaintance?
    A spouse or partner?
    A member of your family?
    A political activist?
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    Someone from work suggested you run?
    Someone from a political party of the community suggested you run?
    You had more free time?
    A friend suggested you run?
    You had more impressive professional credentials?
    A spouse or partner suggested you run?
    You were more financially secure?
    You had fewer family responsibilities?
    There were more issues you were passionate about?
    You knew there was a lot of support for your candidacy?
    You had previous campaign experience?
    You had more training from groups like NALP?
    You had more public speaking experience?
    Campaigns were publicly financed?
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    SELF-PERCEIVED QUALIFICATIONS

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    POLITICAL SOCIALIZATION

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    ROLE MODELS

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    ISSUES

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    Section VI. Short Essays

    Please answer the following 3 short essay questions in full (*AGAIN, WE HIGHLY SUGGEST YOU WRITE THESE FIRST IN A WORD PROCESSOR, SAVE THEM, AND THEN COPY AND PASTE THEM INTO THE FIELDS BELOW*):
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    Relevant Experience

    Please send an email to info@newamericanleaders.org and attach a resume as a separate PDF document. Be sure to indicate all relevant job experience as well as work and community involvement. Please indicate in the subject heading of your email: 2015 NALP APPLICATION and YOUR NAME.

    SCHOLARSHIP

    We ask our participants to pay $150 dollars to participate in the training. We understand that this would be a financial hardship for some. We offer a limited number of $50 and $100 scholarships to participants who demonstrate financial need.
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    How did you hear about us?

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    BEFORE SUBMITTING

    Please send an email to info@newamericanleaders.org and attach a resume as a separate PDF document. Be sure to indicate all relevant job experience as well as work and community involvement. Please indicate in the subject heading of your email: 2015 NALP APPLICATION and YOUR NAME.

    AFFIRMATION

    Thank you for completing the 2015 NALP Application. Please be sure to press SUBMIT for this completed application and send your resume attachment to info@newamericanleaders.org. By pressing SUBMIT you affirm that you have completed all required personal information, filled in all sections of this application, including all short essay questions, and included any additional, required attachments. Finally, you declare that all information that you have provided in this application is correct to the best of your knowledge. The New American Leaders Project does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, immigration status, marital status, political affiliation, sex, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
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