Core Class Tuition Assistance

No applicant accepted into the program will be turned away for financial reasons.

Payment plans may be arranged, and tuition assistance is available based upon need.

Leadership Lancaster has a General Scholarship Fund and can offer a limited number of partial scholarships for those participants who may require financial assistance. We also offer two full scholarships: the Nancy Neff Scholarship and John Synodinos Scholarship.

To apply for a scholarship, complete the form below. No scholarship/financial assistance will be provided without this completed form.

Tuition assistance will be considered only after the applicant is selected.

Your request for financial assistance in no way influences the selection process and is totally confidential.

General Scholarship Fund
Background:
Thanks to the generous support of local businesses and individuals, Leadership Lancaster can offer a limited number of partial scholarships for those participants who may require financial assistance.

John Synodinos Scholarship

Background:
Leadership Lancaster is truly fortunate to have had an inspirational person like the late John Synodinos (1934-2003). In addition to being President Emeritus of Lebanon Valley College, John Synodinos was a Leadership Lancaster board member from 1984 -88, and served as chair of the initial Steering Committee and the board from 1983 - 1985. His dedication to community leadership made other people believe in the importance of training new leaders for Lancaster County. He was a hands-on leader who worked hard to define the mission of the organization and twenty years later the mission still hold firm and true. Through those early years he was a true catalyst to finding the best people in our community to serve as students and faculty bringing different perspectives together in as facilitators and class members. Although his presence is missed, John Synodinos's many contributions and his legacy of leadership will be long remembered.

Eligibility:
John Synodinos Scholarship recipient(s) will be program applicants who:
1. Have a demonstrated history of volunteerism in Lancaster or elsewhere
2. Live and/or work in Lancaster County at the time of application;
3. Meet all other program participation criteria

Selection Criteria:
1. Volunteer experience;
2. Application and Personal References;
3. Potential for leadership

Nancy Neff Scholarship

Background:
Nancy Neff was the fourth of six people to serve as Leadership Lancaster's Executive Director since the program formed in 1983. Between 1990 and 2004, Nancy was the dynamic and friendly force behind the program's increased growth, visibility and outreach to potential leaders from every sector of Lancaster County. Nancy was especially committed to recruiting leaders that represented a cross-section of our community and she always sought to include participants that were a reflection of Lancaster's rich historical, economic, cultural and ethnic diversity.

Eligibility:
Nancy Neff Scholarship recipient(s) will be program applicants who:
1. Are from a group that is underrepresented in Lancaster County;
2. Live and/or work in Lancaster County at the time of application;
3. Meet all other program participation criteria

Selection Criteria:
1. Application and Personal References;
2. Potential for leadership;
3. Diversity added to the class

Core Class Scholarship Application

The information you provide below will help to accurately assess your financial need and make an allocation based on both need and available resources. To be considered for financial aid all questions must be answered. All information you provide remains confidential.








$30,000 or under
$30,001-$60,000
$60,000 and over



Employer
Community Organization
Church
Self
None
Other


Yes
No

Amount of Assistance Sought





Yes
No


Scholarship Requirements:
-All recipients must pay $150 of the tuition fee within four weeks of acceptance in order to hold their place
-Recipients must agree to the attendance policy
-If the program is not completed for any reason, the scholarship must be repaid in full.

I affirm with my electronic signature that the above information is true and correct. I further agree that if I do not meet the attendance requirements, I will repay Leadership Lancaster the scholarship awarded.



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