Tim Howard Leadership Academy Application Available

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Tim Howard Leadership Academy Application Available
NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy is Scheduled for August 2024

The NJCTS Tim Howard Leadership Academy is a unique experience for teens with Tourette Syndrome*. The Academy is a four-day program that takes place on Busch Campus at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Participants work, play, eat, and sleep at Rutgers and enjoy a wide range of activities including educational sessions, advocacy projects, small and large group discussions, and plenty of time to interact with fellow participants.

Completed applications are due February 29. Interviews for admission will be conducted in the Spring.

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“My favorite part of the Academy is the ability to connect to others with TS. Before I came here, I only saw people on TV, but never met people with TS. When you are here, you are not alone.”

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Eligibility:

  • Eligible participants are entering sophomore, junior or senior year of high school (or international equivalent) in the Fall of 2024 or will have completed senior year of high school by June 2024
  • Have a diagnosis of Tourette Syndrome from a qualified medical practitioner 
  • Can meaningfully participate in an intensive learning experience with others who live with TS
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Last Updated: 01/16/24