Essential Information

Tuition Scholarship Information

A limited number of partial and full tuition scholarships will be awarded based on availability of funds, applicant’s ability to add value to the cohort, and the feasibility of leadership and/or mentoring project.


The cost for tuition and fees is $2299. The $799 application fee is applied to the tuition and fees, leaving a balance of $1500 due no later than $1500. Tuition and fees includes the six-day Institute, curriculum materials, meals (unless otherwise noted in the acceptance materials), accommodations, and the cultural outing/community linkage. Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the campus.

All participants are required to stay in the lodging provided by the Institute.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Accepted applicants must submit a refund request for tuition and fees via email to the LMI Director ( no later than June 1. All refund requests for tuition and fees received by the deadline will be reviewed and processed within one month. Refunds for tuition and fees are subject to an administrative processing fee of $200. The application fee is non-refundable for accepted applicants.

For applicants not accepted to the Institute, the application fee will be returned within six weeks of the April 1 deadline.


The Institute begins Sunday evening and concludes with the closing luncheon on Saturday afternoon. Attendees should arrive on campus between 10:00am, CST – 4:00pm, CST on Sunday. Participants should plan to depart campus no earlier than 2:30pm, CST on Saturday. Participants are required to stay in lodging provided by the Institute).