The 2020 MHC Shakti conference has been cancelled due to COVID-19. We expect to host the conference again in 2021.
MHC Shakti encourages motivated and forward-thinking girls in the last two years of secondary school, at the time of the conference, to apply to the program.
MHC Shakti offers a discounted program fee for students who apply by July 2, 2021. The regular application deadline is August 2, 2021.
|Application deadline||Notification date||Program Fee Due|
|July 2 (Early bird)||July 12||July 23|
|August 2||August 5||One week after admission|
The 2021 application will be available in January.
- A completed program application
- Essay #1 describing a skill or personal quality you hope to develop (see essay prompt below)
- Essay #2 about your goals and thoughts about leadership (see essay prompt below)
Application Essay Prompts
(one page or less)
Essay #1: As you consider your future, identify one or two skills (e.g. public speaking, leadership, mentoring, creating plans to reach your goals, problem solving, etc.) you wish to develop that will help you work with others, build a network and set a positive example for others. Explain your choice and its importance to you.
Essay #2: Imagine your life 10 years from now when you are pursuing the career of your choice. How do you see yourself as a leader? Who are the leaders who inspired you and why? Describe how your values and goals are linked to your leadership style.