Applying for Membership to CLA

Applications are due by November 4th at 12:00 PM Chancellor's Leadership Academy is a year-long program that runs from January until December.

If you have any questions, please contact Leadership & Cultural Programs at, by calling (573) 341-7504, or by stopping by our office located inside the Student Involvement and Leadership Center at 229 Havener.


Instructions for application process:

1) Complete the CLA application‌ .

2) Provide a cover letter addressing why you want to be in CLA along with your resume to  Be sure to include your high school activities and your involvement in Missouri S&T organizations, athletics, and/or fraternities/sororities.

Click here to view an example cover letter.


** Applications without your cover letter and resume are incomplete applications and will NOT be processed .  


You can also mail or submit these documents in person to:

Leadership & Cultural Programs
229 Havener Center, 1346 N. Bishop Ave
Rolla, MO 65409

If you have any questions please e-mail
Jerri Arnold-Cook .

Eligibility requirements to CLA :

  • Domestic students must have graduated from High School in May, June, August of 2016 with a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  
  • International students must be undergraduates who have completed no more than 3 academic semesters at the time of application and who have maintained a 2.0 GPA at the university.
  • All applicants must be enrolled full-time and earn a 2.0 GPA while participating in the program.
  • You will need to be available each Wednesday during Spring 2017 and Fall 2017 semesters from 4:00PM-6:00PM.

There will be a $25.00 membership fee per semester for indinviduals who are selected to participate in the program.