Missouri Participant Selection

Applications are invited from community members, community leaders and professionals beginning September 8, 2004.  Applications and two letters of support must be received by 5:00 p.m. on October 8, 2004 at the following address:

 Sandra S. Hodge, Ph.D.

Director, Global Leadership Education Program

230 Gentry Hall

University of Missouri

Columbia, 65211-7040 

Please do not fax applications

Application review process

A review committee will select 14 applicants to participate in the 2005 study tour. 

Dates for the 2005 study trip are:

          Departure January 28th, 2005 from St. Louis and arrive Bangkok late evening January 29.

          Depart Bangkok Friday, February 11 and returning to St. Louis early evening on Friday, February 11, 2005 (No, not a typo!  You cross the International Date Line.)

Applications can be downloaded here or requested by email (noszeks@missouri.edu) or phone
(573-884-9034).  Please read the program information before completing the application.

 Application Global Leadership Education 2004-2005 Study Tour

 Efforts are made to include representatives from:

         community and neighborhood organizations

         the business sector


         non-profit organizations



         religious institutions

Applicants will be selected based on the following:

  • plans to use the information  learn on return to Missouri
  • current work in the areas covered by the objectives
  • experience in hosting Thai visitors who visited Missouri with past GLE programs
  • willingness, in the future, to host Thas who visit Missouri as part of this program
  • not having participated in other GLE programs

University Extension personnel must have three years of service and an expectation for continuation in their career. Participants will also be selected to enhance the diversity of the group by gender, race, occupation, point of view, economics geographic area, etc.