QSN Chapter President

Make a lasting impact in the QuestBridge Scholars Network (QSN) and your campus by serving as a QSN Chapter President next academic year! Due to the evolving situation of the pandemic this upcoming year, the Chapter President role has become an integral part of building community and shaping the college experience for Questies across the country. As Chapter President, you will work alongside your Executive Board to set and execute an innovative vision for your chapter and develop leadership skills that will serve you well beyond your college career. 

Who is a Chapter President?

A Chapter President is an exceptional QuestBridge Scholar who exemplifies: 

  • Passion for the QuestBridge mission and intrinsic motivation to further the QSN Core Values.
  • A strong sense of service leadership to guide the Executive Board in serving the needs of your QSN Chapter.
  • Excitement and commitment to collaborate with Quest HQ and campus administration. 
  • Campus life experience through previous student leadership. 
  • Strong communication skills that make them approachable and professional.

What will a Chapter President do?

  • Be an influential part of student life by promoting collaboration amongst QuestBridge Scholars and campus entities during these crucial times. 
  • Lead their QSN Chapter, including managing Executive Board meetings and planning meaningful initiatives throughout the year.
  • Impact their QSN Chapter by bringing the QSN Core Values to your campus community in new and innovative ways.
  • Partner with the QSN Team to connect Scholars to evolving QuestBridge programming and resources.
  • Gain from unique leadership opportunities: 
    • Participate in a series of virtual training sessions at pivotal moments throughout your term to deepen your knowledge of the QSN community, build bonds with fellow leaders across the country, and develop leadership skills.
    • Collaborate with all QSN Chapter Presidents, as a member of the '21 - '22 President Cohort, a network of passionate Scholar leaders. 
    • Employ your innovative spirit and sharpen your skill sets in facilitation, content creation, and team management.
    • Collaborate with Quest HQ, primarily the QSN Team, to bring the best possible support to your QSN Chapter.

How do you become a Chapter President?

  1. Talk to your Executive Board: The QSN Team will be partnering with current Executive Boards when reviewing applications, and will encourage all applicants to communicate their interest in the position to their chapter’s current leadership team.  

  2. Prepare a strong application: Utilize the information on this website and your knowledge of your QSN Chapter context when completing your application. 

  3. Apply through our QSN Chapter President Application Form before Friday, March 12, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

  4. Interview​​

    • Application Review: The QSN Team will review applications carefully. Should your application be selected for further consideration, you will hear from us with next steps in March.

    • Video Conference Informational Interview: If your application is being considered, we will contact you to schedule a video conference interview between March and April. 

    • Official Selection Announcements: We will announce official QSN Chapter President selections on a rolling basis between March and May.

Please direct your questions about the application and selection process to QSN@questbridge.org

 

Opportunities

We offer several programs exclusively for QuestBridge Scholars, such as serving as a Chapter President, Group Leader, Summer Intern and more.