How Does The Award Process Work?
STEP ONE: Register
Jump on board with us and commit to making this a year that moves you forward towards your life goals and puts you in the driver's seat of your success.
STEP TWO: Get Access & Attend an Orientation
When you sign up, we will give you access to our portal of resources that will help you on your journey to completing the Student of Leadership & Humanity award. You will also receive an orientation package that will make sure you are set up for success!
STEP THREE: Experience Life on your Gap Year
Equipped with the knowledge of what you need to do to achieve your award, head out and experience life to its fullest, with the knowledge that each experience is moving you closer to your award.
STEP FOUR: Complete Your Forms
The proof is in your submissions! To earn each component of the Award, complete the guiding questions in any format that speaks to you - written, photo essays, spoken word, video, comic book-style.
The Student of Leadership and Humanity Certificate is presented to all applicants who:
Submit an intentional and thoughtful gap year plan
Complete five required reflections related to the focus areas of the program (see image)
- Design and implement one independent project
Gappers who complete these requirements will be issued digital badge and certificate through the Gap Year Association. This award can be displayed on LinkedIn and/or your resume.