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New Program: Community Leadership Experience - Application deadline March 17th!

February 17, 2021

Community Leadership Experience Application Deadline on Wednesday March 17th , 2021


  • Do you have great ideas and want to share your vision with your peers?
  • Are you interested in learning and developing a student - led experience?
  • Would you like to build or strengthen your project management skills?


The Community Leadership Experience is designed to provide a space for WPI students to create and lead their own educational experience while teaching their peers about captivating topics. I&E student leaders should be able to connect, engage, and inspire their peers through programs designed to add value and build a stronger I&E community. With the support of the I&E team, students will have the opportunity to create and lead their program using best practice approaches in program management and design thinking.

Applicants will have the opportunity to propose any educational program that will provide advance learning among the I&E community. We will accept 2 – 5 applicants per semester (Fall & Spring) and provide dedicated funds of up to $1,000 per program for materials and supplies. Proposed program(s) should be tailored to be inclusive of all WPI students and areas of study, with a focus on interdisciplinary engagement.


Who is Eligible:

  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Student clubs and student organizations
  • Students interested in designing and leading their own educational experience
  • Students who desire to build or strengthen their project management skills


Application Requirements:

  • Proposed educational experiences must be open to all WPI students and areas of study
  • Teams of 3 - 5 members should be formed before submitting an application 
  • Submit the Community Leadership Experience application
  • Prepare a 3 minute pitch proposal to present to members of the I&E team 
  • Attend the Community Leadership Experience kick - off event 
  • Be willing to document your experience in the program through videos and pictures
  • After the program, provide a 3 - 5 minute video reflecting on your experience, the value of your project, its impact and how the I&E team helped you achieve your goal


For more information and to apply for the Community Leadership Experience, please visit our web page at Community Leadership Experience