President’s Student Ambassador Application


If you have questions, please contact:

Laurel Palmer
Director, Kalamazoo College Fund
Coordinator, President’s Student Ambassadors program

Important Information

Extended Deadline for submission: Sunday, February 25th, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Be prepared to submit your completed application and essay answers using this form and submit information for up to two references. Note that if you are submitting one reference it may not be from a student leader. If you are not attending classes on campus during the Fall of 2024, we ask that you defer your application to the next application cycle in 2025.

Preview of Application Questions

Do you prefer to type your answers in a document and then copy and paste the answers here at a later time? Copy the following list of questions to get started.

Demographic Information

  • Name
  • Optional: Preferred First Name or Nickname
  • Preferred Pronouns
  • K Student Email(Required)
  • Alternate Email
  • Mobile Phone
  • Hometown

Location for Fall 2024

  • Are you planning on attending classes on campus during the Fall of 2024 quarter?

Kalamazoo College Student Experience

  • Class Year
  • Optional: Major(s)
  • Optional: Minor(s)
  • Optional: Concentration(s)
  • Have you participated in LandSea?
  • Please enter your study abroad and/or away location(s) (if applicable)
  • Senior Integrated Project Topic (if applicable)

More About You

  • Campus Involvements and Civic Engagements: Please list your campus involvements and civic engagement experiences. Briefly describe how they have contributed to your personal and leadership development.
  • What Makes You an Ideal Candidate: Describe what makes you an ideal candidate for the role of President’s Student Ambassador.
  • Transformational K Experience: What is your favorite or most transformational experience so far at Kalamazoo College? Why?
  • Share Your K Story: You meet a high school student thinking about applying to K. Elaborate on both the positive aspect of your K experience as well as any challenges.
  • Importance of Philanthropy: How does charitable giving by alumni and others enhance your Kalamazoo College experience?
  • Do you have any family members who have attended or graduated from Kalamazoo College?

Reference Information

  • Please list at least one reference below. References can come from a mentor, faculty, staff, student leader etc. who can best speak to our skills, abilities, and attitude. They should have relatively recent experience with you. Examples may include (but are not limited to) an instructor/professor who knows you, an internship or volunteer supervisor, or a campus employer. If providing two references, only one student leader reference is permitted. If you are providing one reference it may not be a student leader.
  • Reference Name
  • Reference Title
  • Reference Email
  • Note: This reference will be automatically emailed a request form to complete once you submit your completed application. Completed references are due by 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 6, 2023.
  • Consent and Agreement
    • By checking the box, I give permission for my academic records and conduct records to be accessed and reviewed to ensure a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is maintained and that I remain in good disciplinary standing with the College and the Honor System.

Thank you for your interest in the President’s Student Ambassador position. Applications are now closed. Please contact Laurel Palmer at or via teams with questions.