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 fee for tuition is $2299. The $799 application fee is applied to the tuition, leaving a remainder of $1500 due no later than May 15th.  Cost includes the seven-day Institute, curriculum materials, all meals, accommodations and the cultural outing. Participants are responsible for their own.

Participants are required to stay in on-campus housing.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Accepted applicants must submit a written cancellation request via email to the LMI Director ( no later than June 1. After June 1, no refunds will be issued.  Tuition refund requests received by the deadline will have an administrative processing fee of $150 deducted.  The application fee is non-refundable.

For applicants not accepted to the Institute, the application fee will be returned by June 30.


The Institute begins Sunday evening and ends after the closing dinner on Saturday evening.  As such, attendees should arrive on campus between 10:00am and 4:00pm (CST) on Sunday, July 7th and depart campus on Sunday, July 14th no later than 10:00am.  Accommodations are included in the cost of LMI.    Participants are required to stay in on-campus housing.