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Leadership Application


A representative group of 35-40 candidates will be sought from all segments of government, education, labor, business, professional and geographic areas within the Aurora community. Individuals with no sponsoring group may be self-nominated. A written application and personal interview with the Selection Committee is required. Candidacy is open to all regardless of age, creed, race or philosophy who seek to contribute their particular skills, knowledge and expertise to the betterment of the Aurora community.

  • Tuition for Leadership Aurora is $1,125. Tuition covers all program costs, meals and materials. Tuition may be paid by the candidate's employer, a sponsor or the candidate. Partial scholarships are available and are awarded based on need and class composition.

  • The deadline each year for the application for Leadership Aurora is July 15th.

  • Full tuition is due before September 1st. No tuition refunds will be made after the class member has participated in the opening retreat. See Cancellation & Refund Policy for more details. Do not send tuition with your application.

Online Leadership Application


* indicates required

PERSONAL DATA

First Name:
*
MI:              Last Name:
     *
Business Name:
*
Business Address:
*
City:
*
State:                                                  Zip Code:
*    *
Business Phone:
*
(e.g. 999-999-9999)
Cell Phone:

(e.g. 999-999-9999)
Business Fax:

(e.g. 999-999-9999)
Email Address:
*
Name of President or CEO:
*
Current Position:
Years with company:
Home Address:
*
City:
*
State:                                                  Zip Code:
*   *
Home Phone:
*
(e.g. 999-999-9999)

Sponsoring Organization: (if different from business)
Address:
City:
State:                                                  Zip Code:
  
Phone:

(e.g. 999-999-9999)
Name of President or CEO

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

State your educational and professional background including degrees awarded, field(s) of study, professional experience, institutes, training programs, etc. (You may email us a resume to answer this question, just indicate so below.)


TUITION

Tuition for the Leadership Aurora program is $1,125 per participant. Tuition covers all program costs, meals, and materials. A limited number of partial scholarships are available to those not otherwise able to pay the full tuition. Scholarships are awarded based on need and class composition. Tuition is due in full by September 1st unless prior arrangements have been made.

Full tuition of $1,125 can be paid
I request scholarship assistance

(please explain how much is needed, why and specific $ amount)

If requesting a scholarship, what portion of tuition can you pay?

REFERENCES

List two persons who have knowledge of your qualifications to be a Leadership Aurora participant.

1.  Full Name & Title:
   *
Phone:
*
(e.g. 999-999-9999)
Business or Home Address:
*
City:
*
State:                                                  Zip Code:
*    *
2. Full Name & Title:
   *
Phone:
*
(e.g. 999-999-9999)
Business or Home Address:
*
City:
*
State:                                                  Zip Code:
*    *

EMPLOYER AUTHORIZATION

Please click on the below link to get a printable employer authorization form, this must be completed by your employer in order to complete your application.

    * Click Here for Employer Authorization Form »

GOALS

Please identify and discuss a particular issue, opportunity, or problem you feel is crucial to the Aurora area. (Be prepared to possibly discuss during your oral interview)



How would you expect to use your Leadership Aurora Experience?


What can you contribute to the program?

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Please list the civic activities that you have participated in during the last five years. For each activity, indicate the nature of your participation. If you have not been involved in any civic activities, please explain why in the box below.

(List organization or activity and then a description of involvement)

COMMITMENT


In order to accomplish Leadership Aurora's objectives, the full commitment and participation of each individual selected is necessary. Participants are expected to attend all sessions including:
1) Two-Night Opening Retreat - September 15-17, 2016 (mandatory attendance).
2) One full weekday each month on the third Thursday from October to May
3) Graduation Program - 1/2 day session plus luncheon or dinner, June 1, 2017
4) Class Project and community experiences required independent of class sessions.

If selected, I am fully prepared to be an active participant and devote the time and energy required to complete the Leadership Aurora program. I have read and understand the Cancellation & Refund Policy.

This is a Legal Digital Signature by typing your name and the date below you understand the requirements for participation in the program and have read the Cancellation & Refund Policy and completed this form to the best of your knowledge.

Full Name: * Date: *
Please note: Application must be received at the Aurora Chamber of Commerce by July 15th. All applicants must participate in a personal interview with the Selection Committee. Tuition is due on or by September 1st once you have been selected.

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