Nominations 2015

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 Institutes page or the Institute FAQ page.

Nomination Process

The following chapters are currently accepting nominations and applications:

Due November 18:

  • Des Moines
  • Madison
  • Sacramento

Due November 25:

  • Boston
  • Broward
  • Cleveland
  • Detroit
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Montana
  • Nashville
  • North Carolina
  • Orlando
  • Palm Beach
  • Pittsburgh
  • Tallahassee
  • Tampa Bay

Due December 2:

  • Orange County

All other chapters are not currently accepting new nominations or applications to the 2015 Institute. The first step to applying is processing your payment below for the NLC Institute Application. You will receive an email confirmation that includes steps for how to complete the written portion of the application.


If you know a young leader, nominate them for the 2015 Institute Class. After you enter the information for the potential Fellow you wish to nominate, the nominee will receive an email notification with instructions on how to apply. Institutes will start in January 2015.

Nominate a potential Fellow below!

To apply to the Institute, visit the applications pageIf you have any questions, please contact Thank you for your support of the NLC 2015 Institutes!