OCULeads  
Criteria

To be considered for OCULeads: 

        1.  Applicants must be entering freshmen or transfer students.* 
        2.  Applicants must submit the application by February 1, 2015.**
        3.  Applicants must apply for admission to OCU before submitting an OCULeads application. 
        4.  Applicants must meet the following criteria:
               • ACT of at least 24
               • High School GPA of at least 3.25
 
*Due to scheduling considerations and arts management focus, prospective dance majors should apply to Dance & Entertainment LEADS in place of OCULeads.  
**Preference will be given to individuals who apply before December 1, 2014.
  
How to Apply

Applications for the 2015-2016 program are now available!  

 
To complete your application you must submit: 
        1.  A resume detailing your leadership, community service and extra-curricular activities
        2.  Choose one: OCULeads Application or Dance & Entertainment LEADS Application
        3.  Recent picture 
        4.  Leadership essay (see each prompt below; no more than 500 words)
OCULeads Topic: How do you define leadership? How did you develop your definition, and how have you practiced this type of leadership in your life?
Dance & Entertainment LEADS Topic: Describe your career goals in the entertainment industry.
Program

First-year OCULeads students will enroll in a 1-credit hour course for both the fall and spring semesters. Members are encouraged to discover their individual strengths through a variety of activities including:

        • Participating in a unique retreat which will encourage team-building and cooperation
        • Volunteering for and planning local community service projects
        • Attending exclusive events at the invitation of OCU President Robert Henry
        • Meeting the scholars and distinguished guest speakers visiting OCU

OCULeads students are eligible to receive leadership scholarships that can be renewed for up to 4-years.