2019 Lion Ambassador Application
This application will close at 5:00 pm on Friday, December 8th. There will be no exceptions.

NOTE: We recommend writing your answers in a separate word document and pasting your final answers into the Google form to submit. The Google form will not save your information if you close out of it!

Section I: Applicant Profile
Full Name *
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Preferred Name
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Sex *
Penn State e-mail *
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Penn State ID Number *
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Academic College *
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Major(s) *
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Cumulative Grade Point Average *
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Current Year *
Number of credits completed before Fall 2018 *
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Will you be a full-time student at University Park during the Spring 2018 semester? *
Will you be on campus for at least three semesters of participation, including this spring, if selected as a Lion Ambassador? *
If you plan to study abroad or participate in a co-op, please indicate which semester(s).
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Other Penn State Commonwealth campus(es) attended
(Altoona, Berks, Harrisburg...)
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Other higher education institution(s) attended
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How did you find out about Lion Ambassadors? *
Choose all that apply
Section II: Applicant Availability
Interviews will be held throughout each of the following nights. Please select the times that you will be available. *
Section III: Contact Information
Please provide the contact information in which you can be reached at from January 5th-7th, 2018, in the event that you are selected for an interview.
Phone Number *
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Local Address *
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Permanent Address *
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Section IV: Activities, Involvement, Skills and Talents
Please list your significant leadership positions and accomplishments in both high school and college. *
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Please list your current employment and extracurricular responsibilities, including hours per week related to those activities. *
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Please list any special skills, talents, or certifications, such as foreign language abilities, multimedia skills, technical skills, performing arts, etc.
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Section V: Application Essay Questions
Please answer questions 1 through 3 in complete sentences, using no more than 400 words per response.
1. One of the lines in our Alma Mater is: “Thou didst mold us, Dear Old State.” Discuss an experience at Penn State that has helped mold you. *
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2. What qualities do you value most in others? How have individuals who exhibit these qualities influenced you? *
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3. Commitment is a large part of both professional and personal endeavors. How have you demonstrated commitment in your past experiences? *
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Section VI: Application Short Answer Questions
Please answer questions 4 and 5 in complete sentences, using no more than 250 words per response. Be creative!
4. The Old Main Sundial, the Class Gift of 1915, reads: “Grow old along with me — the best is yet to be.” How would you like to see Penn State improve throughout your lifetime? *
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5. What is something you are passionate about that might surprise others? *
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Question 6
The following question is optional. It may be answered as an essay using the same guidelines as above, or in any other fashion that the applicant wishes.
6. Express yourself in any way that has not been reflected elsewhere in this application.
Note: If you choose to create a physical submission, please drop it off in the lobby of the Hintz Family Alumni Center starting December 1st, 2018 during normal business hours. Submissions will not be accepted any later than December 8th, 2018 at 5:00pm. Please label your submission with your 9-digit Penn State ID number. Do not include your name or any photos of yourself in order to retain the anonymity throughout the application. These will not be returned.
Your answer
Section VI: Final Checklist
If selected to be a Lion Ambassador, attendance is expected for :

Evenings of:

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Weekend of:

February 22 to February 24, 2019

By submitting this application, I understand that if selected to be a member of the Lion Ambassadors, I hereby state that:
I will be present at the University Park campus to serve at least three semesters as an active member of the organization and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA.

I understand that my identity as an applicant will remain anonymous throughout the review of the written application.

I understand that if at any point during the application process the information I've presented about myself is found to be false, I will be removed from consideration.

I am committed to serving my university as a Lion Ambassador, and will dedicate myself to this organization.

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