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Fellows / Executives / Advocates (2019-2020) Application

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

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 application.

Fellows Recruitment Open House
Applicants are encouraged to attend the Leadership Lincoln Recruitment Open House prior to completing the application form. Alumni will gather to reconnect and encourage new applicants. Staff will also be available to meet with applicants to answer questions.

  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 5:30-7:00pm at Olsson (601 P St., Third Floor)

Program Calendar and Commitment

  • State of the City Address and Orientation
    • Thursday, September 12, 2019, 7:30-10:00am
  • Opening Retreat
    • Fellows and Advocates Cohorts:  attendance is required at the entire retreat including the overnight.
    • Executives Cohort:  attendance is required at the first day of the retreat.
  • Seminars
    • Attendance is required at 80% (equivalent to eight seminars) of the programming hours of seminars.
  • Community Service Project
    • Fellows and Advocates Cohorts will complete a community project.
  • Graduation
    • Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 11:00am-2:00pm

Executives 32

  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, October 3, 2019, 4:00-8:30pm
  • Thursday, November 21, 2019, 8:00am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, December 5, 2019, 4:00-8:30pm
  • Thursday, January 16, 2020, 8:00am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 6, 2020, 4:00-8:30pm
  • Thursday, March 19, 2020, 8:00am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, April 2, 2020, 4:00-8:30pm
  • Thursday, May 7, 2020, 4:00-8:30pm
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 5:00-8:00pm

Advocates 13

  • Tuesday, September 24-Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 8:00am-5:00pm (including the overnight)
  • Thursday, October 10, 2019, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, November 21, 2019, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, December 12, 2019, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, January 16, 2020 (dependent on Governor’s State of the State), 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, March 19, 2020, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, April 9, 2020, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, May 14, 2020, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 1:00-4:00pm

Fellows 35

  • Tuesday, September 24-Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 8:00am-5:00pm (including the overnight)
  • Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, November 21, 2019, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, December 19, 2019, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, January 16, 2020 (dependent on Governor’s State of the State), 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, February 20, 2020, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, March 19, 2020, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, April 16, 2020, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, May 14, 2020, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 8:00am-12:00pm

Application Deadline

  • Friday, May 31, 2019
Applicant Information
Applicant
Applicant Contact Information
Professional Contact Information
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?
Leadership Lincoln offers three different cohorts to serve adult leaders. Which one would you like to be a part of and why?
What expectations do you have for your experience with Leadership Lincoln, if accepted into a cohort?
What unique or diverse perspective(s) and/or experience(s) would you bring to your cohort?
How do you see your experience with Leadership Lincoln inspiring or equipping you to make a difference in Lincoln?
If accepted into a cohort, what can the Leadership Lincoln family do to ensure your experience is as valuable as possible?
Reference

This form is to be given to a person who can serve as a Reference (e.g. employer, colleague, neighbor—not a relative). You can upload the form as a part of your application or ask your reference to submit the form separately to (info@leadershiplincoln.org).

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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 contribute a minimum of $250.00 towards their tuition fee.

Scholarships

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.

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. By signing this application, I agree to abide by all of Leadership Lincoln's policies and procedures.
Enter your name to signify your agreement with the statement above.