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Vandal Challenge Leadership Conference

The Vandal Challenge Leadership Conference will be a two-part virtual event on Nov. 6-7, 2020. The conference is designed to motivate Latinx high school juniors and seniors to pursue higher education.

Date: Nov. 6-7, 2020

The event helps students learn about:

  • Financing their education
  • Admissions process
  • College Assistance Migrant Program
  • Life in Housing & Residence Life
  • Virtual campus tour
  • Multicultural student organizations on campus
  • Motivational speakers

Seniors who participate completely in both days of the event and are admitted to U of I will have priority to attend the campus visitation program in the spring semester (if COVID protocols permit).

Application deadline: Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 at 5 p.m. Pacific time.

Things You'll Need

Before starting the application, gather needed materials:

  • High school GPA
  • ACT/SAT scores (if available)

This application also includes one short essay question. Apply today!


Contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at 208-885-7716 or email

Contact Us

Teaching & Learning Center Room 230

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 2439
Moscow, ID 83844-2439

Phone: 208-885-7716

Fax: 208-885-9494