The NLC Institute | Apply to Become a Fellow

The New Leaders Council Institute is an intensive, five-month progressive entrepreneurship training program. It is the premier leadership and professional development, training, mentoring, networking, and career and political advancement program for young professionals.

The NLC Fellows are successful in their industries, risk-takers, and progressive advocates. Fellows have to commit to one weekend per month for five months in which each Fellow, along with 15-20 of their peers, participates in trainings on topics from messaging to finance to political management. To find out more on the Institute please visit the NLC Institutes page.

Applications open on Tuesday, September 2. Applications close for most chapters at 11:59 pm on Tuesday, November 11. Applications for _____ close at 11:59 pm on Wednesday, October 14. You may only apply to one chapter.

Click here to apply for the 2015 NLC Institute. 

If you would like to apply for a waiver for the Institute Application fee, please click here. Note that this is to apply for the waiver and it does not mean that a waiver has been granted.

You can also nominate people for the NLC Institute by clicking here.

If you have any questions, please contact Thank you for your interest in becoming a NLC Fellow!