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Fellows / Executives / Advocates (2022-2023) Application

Applicant Instructions
Please provide enough information to allow us to get the best representation of you and your interest in civic engagement.

We believe in diversity and equity. When applying for and/or participating in our programs, if you have a disability or health condition that requires modified accommodations to participate, please notify us of your accommodation request and we will make every reasonable effort to meet that request. Please contact us at 402.441.4661 or info@leadershiplincoln.org.

You must complete this application in one visit to this page. As such, it might be helpful to type your answers in a separate word processing document and then revisit this page and copy/paste your answers into the fields.

Recruitment Open House
Applicants are invited (but not required) to attend the Leadership Lincoln Recruitment Open House prior to completing the application form. Alumni will gather to encourage new applicants. Staff will also be available to meet with applicants to answer questions. There will be two opportunities to attend:

  • Recruitment Open House
    • Thursday, April 7, 2022 from 5:30-7:00pm at Granite City Food & Brewery (6200 O St)
  • Informational Session Online
    • Monday, April 11, 2022 from 6:00-7:00pm on Zoom:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7103861341

Application Deadline

Applicants are responsible for making sure all application materials are returned to the Leadership Lincoln office by:  July 31, 2022

  • Forms that are mailed must be post-marked by the deadline:  211 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508.
  • Forms that are emailed must be received by 11:59pm on the deadline:  info@leadershiplincoln.org.
  • Forms that are hand-delivered should be received in the office by 5:00pm on the deadline:  211 N 14th St, Suite 316 (third floor).

Program Calendar and Commitment

All seminars will include meals and beverages. Seminars will occur in-person assuming current directed health measures do not advise against gatherings.

  • Orientation
  • State of the City Address
    • Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 7:30-9:00am
  • Opening Retreat
    • Fellows and Advocates cohorts are required to attend the entire retreat including the overnight.
    • Executives cohort is required to attend the opening social.
  • Seminars
    • Attendance is required at a minimum of 80% of the programming hours.
  • Community Service Project
    • Fellows and Advocates cohorts are required to complete a community project.
    • Executives cohort is invited to complete a community project.
  • Alumni Socials
    • Socials are held on the first Thursday of each month, and all participants are invited.
  • Celebration of Community Leadership and Graduation
    • Thursday, June 15, 2023, 11:00am-1:00pm

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  • Opening Social: Sunday, September 18, 2022, 5:00-8:30pm
  • Seminar (Community Visions):  Thursday, October 6, 2022, 8:00am-1:00pm
  • Seminar (Human Services): Thursday, November 10, 2022, 8:00am-1:00pm
  • Seminar (Business): Thursday, December 1, 2022, 8:00am-1:00pm
  • Seminar (Government): Thursday, January 12, 2023, 8:00am-1:00pm
  • Seminar (Health): Thursday, February 2, 2023, 8:00am-1:00pm
  • Seminar (Civic Engagement): Thursday, March 9, 2023, 8:00am-1:00pm
  • Seminar (Education): Thursday, April 6, 2023, 8:00am-1:00pm
  • Seminar (Quality of Life): Thursday, May 4, 2023, 8:00am-1:00pm
  • Seminar (Wrap Up): Sunday, May 21, 2023, 5:00-8:30pm

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  • Orientation: Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 5:30-8:00pm
  • Opening Retreat: Wednesday, September 14-Thursday, September 15, 2022, 8:00am-5:00pm (including the overnight)
  • Seminar (Community Visions): Thursday, October 13, 2022, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Human Services): Thursday, November 10, 2022, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Business): Thursday, December 8, 2022, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Government): Thursday, January 12, 2023, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Health): Thursday, February 9, 2023, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Civic Engagement): Thursday, March 9, 2023, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Education): Thursday, April 13, 2023, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Public Safety): Thursday, May 11, 2023, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Wrap Up): Thursday, May 18, 2023, 1:00-4:00pm

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  • Orientation: Thursday, September 8, 2022, 5:30-8:00pm
  • Opening Retreat: Wednesday, September 14-Thursday, September 15, 2022, 8:00am-5:00pm (including the overnight)
  • Seminar (Community Visions): Thursday, October 20, 2022, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Human Services): Thursday, November 10, 2022, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Business): Thursday, December 15, 2022, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Government): Thursday, January 12, 2023, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Health): Thursday, February 16, 2023, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Civic Engagement): Thursday, March 9, 2023, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Education): Thursday, April 20, 2023, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Public Safety): Thursday, May 11, 2023, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Seminar (Wrap Up): Thursday, May 18, 2023, 8:00am-12:00pm
APPLICATION FORM
APPLICANT
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APPLICANT PERSONAL CONTACT INFORMATION
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APPLICANT ORGANIZATION CONTACT INFORMATION
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DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Leadership Lincoln hopes to represent a cross-section of citizens from a variety of backgrounds. Leadership Lincoln graduates bring divergent perspectives to address Lincoln’s needs. The following optional information helps us identify applicants from a cross-section of the city. 

GENERAL INFORMATION QUESTIONS
In which cohort would you like to participate?
1. Leadership Lincoln offers three different cohorts to serve adult leaders. Which one would you like to be a part of and why?
2. What does community leadership mean to you? Describe why are you seeking grow as a community leader?
3. How do you see your experience with Leadership Lincoln inspiring or equipping you to make a positive impact on your community?
4. The group experience is a vital part of Leadership Lincoln programs. What unique or diverse perspective(s) and/or experience(s) would you bring to your cohort?
5. What expectations do you have for your experience with Leadership Lincoln, if accepted into a cohort? How can we ensure your experience is as valuable as possible?
TUITION
  • Fellows:  $ 2,750.00
  • Executives:  $ 3,750.00 (includes a spouse/significant other’s participation)
  • Advocates:  $ 2,750.00

Please indicate your plan for paying tuition should your application be accepted.

Please note that tuition is non-refundable. Payment plans are available.

Leadership Lincoln recommends all participants to personally contribute a minimum of $250.00 towards their tuition fee.

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SCHOLARSHIPS

Tuition assistance is available through a scholarship program. If an applicant is interested in scholarship support, that request must be made when their application is submitted. Scholarships will be offered to applicants at the discretion of the Selection Committee.

Advocates scholarships are generously provided by the Community Health Endowment, Acklie Charitable Foundation, and Woods Charitable Fund, Inc.

APPLICANT SIGNATURE
  • I understand the purposes of Leadership Lincoln’s programs and I will devote the time and energy necessary to make it a successful experience.
  • I understand that my submission of this application does not guarantee my acceptance into the program.
  • I understand that final responsibility for full payment of tuition lies with me.
  • With my signature below, I agree to abide by all of Leadership Lincoln's policies and procedures.
Enter your name to signify your agreement with the statement above.