2017-18 Servant Leadership House Application
Thank you for your interest in the Servant Leadership House at Finlandia University. Applications are due by March 1, 2017. Please contact René Johnson (rene.johnson@finlandia.edu or 906-487-7558) with any questions. 

Applicants will need to submit basic information about themselves, answer two essay questions, submit their resumé and offer at least one reference.
Thanks for your interest. Prior to filling out your application, please read the following information about the Servant Leadership House. *

(see SL House Residents Guide for more details) 
1. SERVICE – The practice of seeking, knowing and doing the truth for the sake of the common good. 
2. LEADERSHIP – Exercised through building awareness and opportunities for others to grow in their capacity to serve the common good. 
3. COMMUNITY – Built on listening, self-reflection, empathy, cooperation and open inclusion. 

Credit Requirement: Applicants must have 30 credits earned before the 1st day of the semester for which you are applying.  
GPA Requirement: A 3.0 cumulative GPA must be earned at the time of application and maintained during residency.  
Community Service Requirement: Applicants must agree to participate in developing and executing community service goals for each semester and provide documentation of such service. All residents must sign and abide by the Servant Leadership House Core Commitments Residents Guide. 

The Servant Leadership House is a unique living and learning community for students who are committed to personal growth and servant leadership as a means of building a vibrant and caring community. The Servant Leadership House commitments accompany students in personal reflection and action through out-of-class learning that is relationship-driven, holistic and transformative.
Let's start with your name, what is your complete name? *

Street Address *

Include a second line separated by a semicolon (;) if it's needed.
City *

State *

Zip Code *

What is your Birthday? *

How old are you now? *

What is your class standing for the 2017-18 year? *

Note: This should reflect your expected class standing. Incoming freshman are not eligible.

What phone number can we reach you at?

What is your program of study?

Please list all extracurricular activities you participate in. *

That includes athletics, volunteering, clubs or other activities.
Do you expect to work on or off campus during the next school year? *

If yes, how many hours per week?

Please list other leisure/lifestyle activities that occupy your time. *

This can include skiing, video games, playing guitar, etc.
Essay Prompt #1
Robert K. Greenleaf describes servant leadership as “a philosophy and set of practices that enriches the lives of individuals, builds better organizations and ultimately creates a more just and caring world.” Please provide a detailed description of a situation where you have demonstrated the qualities of a “servant leader.” *

This is the first of two essay questions. 250 word maximum for each essay question. We'd suggest writing your answer in a separate Word document, and pasting your answer here.
Essay Prompt #2
Servant leadership…“ultimately creates a more just and caring world.” Describe a current social issue and some of the ways you might imagine playing a role in impacting that issue, working towards creating that “just and caring world.” *

This is the second of two essay questions. 250 word maximum for each essay question. We'd suggest writing your answer in a separate Word document, and pasting your answer here.
Please upload your resumé
Applicants must submit a resumé along with the application. Resumés must highlight involvement in campus activities, clubs, service activities and other interests. *

Submit Reference(s) *

Applicants must submit the name and contact information of at least one reference. References must be faculty or administrators of Finlandia University.
Thank you {{answer_42044622}} for applying to live in the Servant Leadership House during the 2017-18 academic year. You will receive a confirmation e-mail soon, and we will be in touch soon after with more information.