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You must be a sophomore, junior, or senior in the upcoming 2022 – 2023 school year.

Submit a complete application and current resume'

Students from all majors are encouraged to apply. Shear Fellows from all academic disciplines benefit and build leadership skills that are applicable to their chosen field. Guest speakers will come from a variety of backgrounds.


All students selected to participate as Shear Fellows are expected to attend all Leadership Academy monthly workshops from November 2022 – April 2023. Students should reserve 10:00am – 4:00pm for each workshop.

Participants will receive a Leadership Certificate and Gift Card for successful completion of the Leadership Academy

UMSL Application
Application Deadline: October 9, 2022
UMSL Sue Sheer Leadership Academy 2022-2023 Application