President’s Society

You’re focused on success. We’re here to enhance your confidence and skills.

Our President’s Society provides students like you the opportunity to practice and grow your professional skills through a year-long development program which features workshops and networking opportunities.

Why should I apply?

As a President’s Society Ambassador you will gain valuable skills to increase your preparedness and confidence as you transition from a community college to the workforce or four-year college.
  • Earn a stipend of $2,000 for your attendance and service for the semester you participate in
  • Gain a strong network of friends and mentors who can contribute to your future success
  • Develop career planning skills such as interviewing and resume writing
  • Practice public speaking, networking and presentation skills
  • Refine your professional etiquette and attire
  • Contribute to the community as a collegiate leader

Am I eligible?

Successful applicants are highly-motivated self-starters who ask questions, seek answers, and demand more of themselves every day. To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a full-time LaGuardia student taking 12 or more credits (or equivalent)
  • Have completed at least one full semester at LaGuardia
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Have a history of leadership at LaGuardia and demonstrated a commitment to enhancing your communities
  • Make a firm commitment to attend all President’s Society workshops (Wednesdays from 5:30 – 7:30 PM and Fridays from 10 AM – 2 PM)

How do I apply?

The application deadline for Fall 2023 – Spring 2024 President’s Society cohort was June 8, 2023. Any applications received after June 8th will be carefully reviewed and placed on a waitlist for further evaluation.