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Fellows


Each year our Fellows program brings together individuals from across the community. They meet once a month and by the end of the year, they graduate filled with the understanding of what makes Lincoln tick and a sincere desire to get engaged through their service on a board, as a volunteer and/or reaching out as an individual to help those around them.

Those who participate in the Fellows program have demonstrated an interest in and a potential for leadership, they’re motivated, they have a broad range of interests and they’re willing to commit the time and energy to participate in the program and to become an engaged alum of Leadership Lincoln.

The Fellows program schedule includes an opening retreat in September, followed by monthly seminars covering such topics as our government, innovation in Lincoln, the Lincoln education scene, service agencies in our community and the health care scene. The participants work in teams to select and complete a community service project.


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Fellows Program Schedule

  • Opening Retreat  (September)
    Opening Retreat (September)

    A two-day, one-night seminar which allows the participants to explore leadership skills, group dynamics and community development issues.
    Attendance is required for the entire two day, one night retreat-no exceptions.



  • Ten Seminars (October-May)
    Ten Seminars (October-May)

    All-day seminars scheduled on the third Thursday of each month. Skills form the focus of each seminar and include a strong commitment to experiential learning so as to enhance participants' awareness and practice of leadership skills.
    Attendance is required at 80% of the programming hours involved in those seminars.

  • Community Service Project
    Community Service Project

    Participants are also expected to complete a community service project.




  • Tuition for the program is $2,750.00
    Tuition for the program is $2,750.00
    • Applying to Leadership Lincoln is free and anyone who lives or works in Lincoln and Lancaster County students.
    • Leadership Lincoln charges a tuition fee of $2,750.00 to all individuals selected to participate in the program. Tuition is nonrefundable.
    • Tuition assistance is available through a scholarship program. If an applicant is interested in scholarship support, that request must be made when his/her application is submitted. Scholarships will be offered to applicants at the discretion of the Selection Committee.

Meet the Members of Fellows XXXIV (2018-2019)