Imagine yourself as the Convocation speaker!

Students are invited to apply to be the undergraduate Convocation student speaker. Convocation will take place on Saturday, August 24th, 2024.


Applicants must be current undergraduates planning to file an intent to graduate in December 2024 or May 2025, and be in good standing with the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards. Those with a history of participating in campus and community activities are preferred but not required.

Selection Process

A committee of faculty and staff will review all submissions and notify top candidates in April.

How to Apply

The application window will be open from Friday, March 15th to Monday, March 25th, 2024. No late submissions will be accepted. Apply below.

  • Complete application
    • We suggest you respond to the questions in Word and paste your responses in the online application form
  • Create a video introduction
    • The video should be no more than three minutes in lengthStart with a brief introduction that includes your name, hometown, major,  etc.
  • Upload Resume
    • After you submit the application, you will be redirected to WUSTL Box to upload your resume.
  • Follow the introduction with a two minute version of your speech you would give at Convocation.
  • Upload the video to YouTube, edit the settings to set as “unlisted”, and include the link in your online application