Why Should You Consider Applying?

President’s Club has been a source of Ohio Wesleyan pride for over 30 years. Members of the President’s Club serve the University and President Rock Jones at important functions, help welcome university guests, and host the annual President’s Ball. The benefits include leadership development opportunities, occasions to network, and membership is seen as a great honor by the OWU community.

Our Mission

The President's Club is a prestigious organization of students who engage with university professionals and have the opportunity to regularly work with the President in support of university activities. The members hail from a collection of diverse personal and academic backgrounds. The organization values a strong sense of morality, a well rounded outlook, and strives to provide engaging leadership opportunities for students with leadership potential. 

Qualifications for President’s Club Membership

  1. Academics – high academic achievement including a recommended GPA of 3.0; distinguished and notable classroom performance
  2. Involvement – immersed in the life of the University; active participation in numerous facets of Ohio Wesleyan University
  3. Leadership – a notable record of serving at the highest level on campus and in the community
  4. Service – good stewardship; embraces service as a way of life
  5. Character/Integrity – serves as a role model and personifies liberal arts ideals

Responsibilities of President’s Club Members

  1. To serve the University at various functions sponsored by the President’s Office.
  2. To be involved in activities that support and advance the mission of the University.
  3. To serve at the discretion of the President.
  4. Maintain high academic standards and level of involvement necessary for selection.
  5. Meet the requirements for a member in good standing.

Application Form

Note: All fields are required unless otherwise noted.

General Information

Phone Number

(Off-campus applicants are eligible to serve in President’s Club)

Will you be off campus during the 2018-2019 school year?
If yes, which semester(s)?

Please list your extracurricular involvement(s) and academic achievement(s):

Short Answers

Please respond to each question in 250 words or less.

1. How do you envision the role of President’s Club at Ohio Wesleyan?

2. Describe one experience when you helped or contributed to a club, team, or organization’s success.

3. What sets you apart from other President’s Club candidates?

4. Imagine you receive a letter from an anonymous alumni who wishes to donate $500,000 to Ohio Wesleyan University. They graduated many years ago and are unfamiliar with what part of the University could use the money most. Where do you suggest they direct the gift and why?

Please upload a recent resume.

I grant the selection committee permission to check my academic transcript and conduct records prior to selection.


Please list the name of the OWU professor you would like to serve as your reference. It is assumed you will speak with this professor and make him or her aware of your desire to be a part of the club.

Faculty/Staff Name

If Accepted...

If offered membership, please indicate how you would like your name to appear on the official President’s Club nametag. Also, please provide your T-shirt size.

T-Shirt Size

Additional Information

Applications are due Monday, February 19, 2018 by 5 p.m.

Qualified applicants will be notified of acceptance into President’s Club by Friday, March 30, 2018, and will be recognized at the Golden Bishop Awards on Saturday, April 21, 2018.