Special Opportunities

Take advantage of all of the opportunities available at the 2020 International Leadership Conference.

For Students

Talent Search
HOSA is looking for talented singers, musicians or other special acts to participate at one of the General Sessions at the International Leadership Conference. If you are interested, please email a video link or YouTube link to jeff.koeninger@hosa.org by March 15, 2020.

Courtesy Corps
Courtesy Corps members provide assistance, guidance, and information as necessary to offer the best possible service to conference delegates. Members will be assigned various tasks on a rotating basis for the Opening, Recognition and Closing Sessions. The Courtesy Corps MUST be dressed in HOSA uniform and be able to attend an orientation on Wednesday at 2:00 PM.  Specific assignments will be made at the Orientation. If you are interested in serving as a member of the Courtesy Corps, please contact your State Advisor.

Workshop Ambassadors
Workshop Ambassadors are an integral part of HOSA’s Educational Symposium during the ILC.  Workshop Ambassador duties include assisting with the workshop details such as: welcoming the presenter; serving as a greeter; introducing the speaker; ensuring workshop participants complete evaluations, and clearing the room and tidying up for the next presentation. The Workshop Ambassador MUST be dressed in HOSA uniform and be able to attend an orientation on Wednesday at 3:30 PM. Specific assignments will be made at the orientation. If you are interested in serving as a Workshop Ambassador, please contact your State Advisor.

Running for HOSA Executive Council
Interested in running for the Executive Council?  Contact your HOSA State Advisor to request the HOSA Executive Council Candidate Application and submit your completed application on Tallo and email your YouTube introductory video, hi-resolution picture, and resume to jeff.koeninger@hosa.org by May 15. Please Note: YouTube Videos, photos and resumes will be posted on the HOSA website.

Qualifications for running for the Executive Council:

  • GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4-point scale
  • Junior or Senior in high school (Secondary Division)
  • Postsecondary/Collegiate member(PS/C Division)


HOSA Scholarship Program
HOSA is proud to offer over $1 Million Dollars in scholarships each year. To apply for a HOSA Scholarship, go to  www.tallo.com/hosa and search for “HOSA Scholarship” under the Opportunities Tab. Follow the steps and provide required information (Your Tallo profile will act as a majority of your application!) to submit your application. HOSA Scholarship Recipients will be recognized at the ILC and will received an invitation to a special VIP Dinner prior to the Opening Session!


For Advisors and Chaperones

Event Chaperones
HOSA enlists chapter advisors and adult chaperones to serve as Event Chaperones for the Friday and Saturday night student events such as the HOSA Dance, Hypnotist or Magic Shows. All advisors and chaperones are encouraged to volunteer as an Event Chaperone for at least one event. Please contact your State Advisor to indicate your willingness to help with this important conference function.

New Advisor Coffee Talk
On Wednesday morning, there will be a special meeting for new local and State Advisors attending the International Leadership Conference for the first time. “CoffeeTalk” is designed for first-year attendees only and will provide an opportunity to ask questions and learn how to take advantage of the opportunities offered at the ILC. Look in the ILC program for the time and location.


14th Annual Washington Leadership Academy
Join HOSA in our Nation’s Capital! HOSA invites all state officers and local members to join us in Washington, D.C. for the ultimate leadership experience. This action-packed experience provides the highest level of leadership development for HOSA-Future Health Professionals.

  • Saturday-Tuesday, September 19-22, 2020 
  • Registration Fee: $500
  • DoubleTree Crystal City Hotel Room Rate: $196, plus tax 

Learn more at hosa.org/WLA.