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What is my responsibility as a participant?

You are expected to participate fully by attending each session. You must:

  • Attend the orientation, project planning meeting, and final presentations.
  • Attend a minimum of nine of the remaining 12 sessions held on alternating Thursdays from 8 a.m. to noon; be on time and stay for the entire session.
  • Actively participate in your community project group, which will need to meet on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.

What is the cost and how do I apply?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not taking applications for the 2020–21 LEAD program. Please join us for the Leadership at Lunch series instead.

Normally, the enrollment fee for the LEAD program is $1,060, which includes a $60 deposit, all sessions, instructional materials, refreshments, and the graduation dinner. Scholarships are available. If you would not otherwise be able to participate in the program without a scholarship, you are encouraged to apply.

If you have any questions about future LEAD programs, the application process, or scholarships, please contact us at cchedric@iu.edu or (812) 855-7662.

Are scholarships available?

Several partial scholarships from the LBMC Alumni Association are available to individuals who would not otherwise be able to participate in the LEAD program. Tuition assistance requests are due with your application.

Scholarship Application

Programs of this type often qualify for fee reimbursement from employers. Check with your employer concerning partial or full reimbursement. Financial assistance may also be available from other community sources.

For more information, call (812) 855-7662 or e-mail Carla Hedrick at cchedric@iu.edu.