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Application Process

ICL Leadership Intensive

Tuition Information:

Tuition for MDF’s ICL Leadership Intensive is $5,500 for non-members and $5,000 for members. This includes meals, instructional materials, and the three-day Outward Bound experience in October. A non-refundable $50 application fee is due with your completed online application; this fee is applicable toward the tuition balance. Unless you have made other arrangements with MDF, the following outlines the schedule of application and tuition dates and deadlines:

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018 – Deadline for submission of your application and Funding Plan, if tuition assistance is requested
  • May 2018 – Applicants notified of acceptances by MDF staff
  • July 13, 2018 – Tuition DUE IN FULL
  • Please NoteAre you a municipal employee looking for scholarship assistance? Every year, thanks to the Al Curran Leadership Intensive Scholarship Fund, we award up to $5,000 to one or more municipal employees.

To apply, please fill out the two forms below. First open the Personal Reflections form, which is an MS Word document. When it is completed, save it on your computer and then open the Leadership Intensive Application. This is an on-line application and in it you will be asked to upload your Personal Reflections document. You will also be required to upload your resume. Once the application is complete you will submit it and then be brought to a payment page. There is a $50 application fee.

Personal Reflections
Leadership Intensive Application

Financial Aid
ICL Leadership Intensive has a limited amount of financial aid available each year to assist participants who cannot personally afford the tuition, are not fully supported by their organizations and have exhausted all other funding sources. Click here for more information:
Funding plan


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Leadership Intensive


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"Training and development is one of the most important methods of impacting employee engagement and retention. To those in an organization without a formal leadership development program, or those with management-level programs only, the Leadership Intensiveis a wonderful way to invest in your up-and-coming people at all levels, or to round out senior level skills.”Elizabeth Ross-Holmstrom Founder of BreakTogether