LEAD Application

Student United Way LEAD (Leadership, Exploration, and Development) is a United Way of Norman youth leadership program for 11th, and 12th-grade students who want to take the initiative to identify and learn about problems and issues that kids, teens, and families face and address a way to solve them. LEAD meets on the first Sunday of each month from 2-3 p.m. Please consider your other commitments that might be at this time before applying.

Applications are due to the United Way of Norman office, 2424 Springer Dr. Ste. 304, by Friday, April 14, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.

Your Information

Activities & Awards

Organizations & Activities

List, in order of importance to you, any school, community, religious, social, athletic or volunteer organizations of which you are or have been a member.

Make sure to include:
  • Name of the organization
  • Any offices held
  • Dates you have been active
  • Time you spent participating in that organization each month

Special Awards/Honors

List any special awards or honors you have received.

Short Answers


Answers are limited to 600 characters
Why does the Student United Way LEAD group interest you?
What could you contribute to LEAD and what do you hope to gain from your experience?
What do you see as the biggest need/problem facing high school students in Norman?
What do you consider your most important achievement, and how will that benefit you in LEAD?
Do you have any commitments that would interfere with Student United LEAD attendance? (We meet Monday evenings from 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)