Chaplain Endorsement Application for Military, BOP, VA, and Universities (Chaplain Candidates, please use this application as well)

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Chaplain Endorsement Application for Military, BOP, VA, and Universities
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Essay

Each applicant must submit an original Admissions Essay of 10-15 pages (in English), typewritten and double-spaced) that addresses the following items: (1) Please provide us with a summary of your personal and family background. Include information about where you grew up, your parents’ occupations, your siblings, and perhaps a highlight or special memory from your youth. (2) Discuss your career progression to date and the factors that influenced your career decisions. (3) Why do you think there is a good fit between your goals and the ISNA's vision and mission? (4) Why do you want to become a Chaplain? (5) Describe an individual that you look up to as a role model in your professional, personal or academic life. (6) What do you consider as your most valued accomplishment? Why? (7) In thirty or forty years, when you reflect back on your life, what criteria will you use when judging if you have been successful? (8) Describe an ethical dilemma you have experienced firsthand. How did you resolve the situation? (9) Describe a setback that you have experienced. What did you learn from the experience? (10) Discuss a situation that you have experienced in recent time where you have taken an active leadership role.
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