Application Process

By mid May each year the Flint Hills Regional Leadership Program announces the opportunity to apply for the Flint Hills Regional Leadership Program.  Nominations are encouraged with attention to dedicated employees wishing to continue improvement in the regions quality of life and livelihood.    Candidates must live and/or work at Ft Riley or within Geary, Riley and Pottawatomie Counties.

In lieu of face-to-face interviews, record and email <director@fhrlp.org> a 1 minute PSA style video after you complete and submit the on-line application. You will be answering this question: How will the Flint Hills Regional Leadership Program benefit you and the future of our region?

Click her to complete application: (Open May 15 – July 16, 2020)

Application for the 2020-21 class offering of the Flint Hills Regional Leadership Program will be CLOSED until May 14, opening on May 15-July 16.

Follow along as the selected class members are introduced in late August and training sessions get underway in September.

Watch for class announcements and updates of training here and on our website at: FHRLP.org

Click Here to Review the current program brochure.

While waiting for notification candidates that completed application can keep track of our activities and review past sessions on social media.

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Applications for the program are processed each July with the new class announced in late August at a reception. Up to 30 participants may be selected for the program.  A committee selects participants based on past performance, community involvement, and leadership potential.  The selection process is designed to provide a class reflective of the diverse elements of our region.

All applications not selected for the current year’s class may make application for future classes, but applications are not carried forward.  A new application must be submitted for future classes.

Tuition of $600 is charged after acceptance to cover program costs associated with the sessions.  Participants are responsible for their own transportation to the sessions.  Transportation and meals during the session are provided.

A limited number of partial scholarships via the Ailleen Cray Scholarship Fund are available for those selected who need financial assistance.

2020-21 TIME-TABLE

2020-21 BOARD/CLASS  DATES TO PROTECT

Application Posted . . . . . . . . . . . .  May 15, 2020

Application Deadline . . . . . . . . .. July 16, 2020

Board Meeting for Class Selection – August 6, 2020 – Chamber Meeting Room

Notification of Selection . . . . …August 7, 2020

Tuition Due . . . . . . . . . . . . . …. August 26, 2020

Public Announcement (Manhattan). . . …August 27, 2020

 

Orientation Retreat . . . . . . . … Sept. 17 & 18, 2020

  Rock Springs – 17th True Colors/Team Building/SWOT

  Junction City/Geary County Session – 18thTeam Engagement

Introduction of “FINDING YOUR PURPOSE”

 

Pottawatomie County…. October 8, 2020

Learning Styles/Community Collaboration – Adapting to Opportunities and Challenges

 

Kansas State University . . .October 22, 2020

Visioning – Creating our future with Investment in Education/Research

 

Fort Riley . . . . . . . …… November 19 & 20, 2020

Servant Leadership

Community Engagement, Conflict Prevention/Management – Threat Assessment / Negotiation Skills

 

Manhattan/Riley County…. December 10, 2020

Entrepreneurship –Infrastructure Investment

 

Topeka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . …. . January 14, 2021

Economic Literacy, Collaboration & Compromise

 

Celebration . . . . . . . . . . .. . …. February 5, 2021

Reflection                                        Host: MANHATTAN

 

*CLASS PROJECT: Inspiring a Collective Purpose –

Embolden Champions for the Cause