Class of 2020 Student Speaker Application

Graduating seniors are invited to apply to be the class speaker at the Wharton Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony on May 17, 2020.

If you are interested, please note the following:

  • Your speech should be 3 – 5 minutes, maximum.
  • It must be double spaced, in MS Word format, and submitted via the application below.
  • Submissions are due by 11:59 PM Tuesday, March 31, 2020 [original deadline was March 22].
  • A selection committee will review applications and invite finalists to deliver their speeches on Friday, April 10. The speaker will be chosen based on this presentation.
  • The student speaker sits on the stage, not with fellow classmates, during the ceremony.

Any questions may be directed to Aman Goyal, Associate Director of Student Life, at