Application for the Pioneer Leadership
Who can apply?
We welcome applications and inquiries from anyone who demonstrates leadership qualities and is committed to joining a network of informed and committed community action-takers.
Current and emerging leaders from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors are welcome to join the Leadership Edmonton community and programs. A diversity of individuals and interests creates an appreciation of the range of issues facing our community and add to our network of informed and dedicated leaders.
What is the cost to take the program?
The fee for Leadership Edmonton's eight month annual program is $2,700. Participants are asked to personally pay $250. We ask that you request financial support from your employer (or another sponsoring organization) for the balance of $2,450 or choose to pay it personally.
We encourage your application regardless of financial limitations, in keeping with Leadership Edmonton value of diversity. You may request additional grant or bursary information from Leadership Edmonton.
Leadership Edmonton is pleased to acknowledge previous financial support of applicants from The Belcourt Brosseau Métis fund, the Gay Bisanz Leadership Development Fund, the Muttart Foundation, Edmonton Community Foundation and Alberta Venture.
What is the payment schedule?
The participation fee, a minimum of $250 must be paid by the participant upon acceptance and is non-refundable. The balance of $2,450 is to be paid in full 30 days prior to the start of the class, unless alternate arrangements have been made.
When does my application need to be submitted by?
Leadership Edmonton is currently accepting applications for the 2012-2013 program. Applications are available online, at workshop events and are due May 31st.
How do I submit my application?
Send your completed application via email (with required attachments), by facsimile, by mail or in person to the Leadership Edmonton office.
When does the selection process begin?
There is a two stage process that involves screening the written portion of the application, followed by an interview of the short listed candidates.