The Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Student Leaders® Program is accepting applications for the 2015 program. We are asking for your help to identify outstanding young people who are passionate about making a difference in our community.
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Since its inception in 2004, the Bank of America Student Leaders Program has recognized more than 2,000 exemplary high school juniors and seniors who have a passion for improving their communities.
As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first-hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs.
To become a Student Leader, you must:
Currently be a junior or senior in high school.
Be able to participate in an 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization and work 35 hours a week.
Be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship through the end of September 2015.
Be able to participate in a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, DC (July 12- July 17, 2015). All expenses are paid. This week will be part of your 8-week experience.
Be a student in good standing at your school.
Obtain a letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator.
Please note, Bank of America employees or members of their family are NOT eligible for nomination. Family members include: spouse or domestic partner, child (including by adoption), parent, grandparent, grandchild, cousin, aunt, uncle, sibling, parent-in-law, brother-in-law or sister-in-law of the employee or the employee’s spouse or domestic partner, as well as step relationships.
Students can apply for the program by going to www.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders, or for more information on the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, please visit www.bankofamerica.com/foundation or feel free to contact us.
THIS OPPORTUNITY IS OPEN TO JUNIOR AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN 44 MARKETS INCLUDING ALL OF NEW JERSEY. Applications are due by January 31.