Application Overview

The Office of Condoleezza Rice is now accepting applications for the Class of 2019.  To apply online, please CLICK HERE.

The complete application packet must be submitted to The Office of Condoleezza Rice at Stanford University by Janaury 31, 2019.  An incomplete or late application will not be considered. Students selected for the KPMG Future Leaders Program will be notified by April 30, 2019.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants meeting the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Be enrolled as a high school senior female student (traditional or homeschool), progressing normally toward graduation or completion of high school at the end of the 2017-2018 school year, and planning to enroll in a 4-year undergraduate program at a college or university no later than the 2018 fall semester following the completion of high school. 
  • Be a citizen of the United States, or be a U.S. lawful permanent resident.
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • Demonstrate exceptional academic and leadership ability.
  • Display an interest in a business academic or a STEM track.
  • Exhibit strong community involvement.

  • Letter of recommendation from a nonprofit organization to be attached to the applicant’s application for review.  This person must speak to your character and leadership ability.

  •  Provide a statement of financial need in the essay section of the applicant’s application for review (household income not to exceed $75,000 per year).

  •  Applicant will also need to provide Federal Pell Grant Program application form or University financial aid application form or a reward letter to either program.

  • Must be available to attend the three-day KPMG Future Leaders Retreat at Stanford University, July 15-17, 2018.

  • Note: Students whose tuition fees are paid in full by any sponsoring agency, employment or government program or a full academic scholarship are not eligible.  Students whose tuition is paid for in full with an athletic scholarship are not elgible per NCAA rules.

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Application FAQ’s


When is the deadline to apply?
All complete applications must be submitted by January 31, 2019

When will applicants learn if they have been selected?
By May 1, 2019

What documents do applicants need to provide to complete the application process?

The following attachments must be attached with the application:

·        Letter of recommendation from a community organization  

·        A copy of your Federal Pell Grant Program application/reward letter OR a copy of your University Financial Aid application/reward letter

How do applicants know if they are eligible?
Please refer to the applicant criteria above.

Do applicants have to be a STEM or business major?
Its preferred but not required, several factors are considered in the final decision.

Is there a household income cap requirement?
Yes, household income should not exceed $75,000 a year.


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