Applications Available for Lewis & Clark College L.E.A.D. Fly-In Program

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Applications are available for Lewis & Clark College L.E.A.D (which stands for lead, explore, achieve, discover) fly-in program which takes place November 9-11, 2015 (the 11th is Veterans Day, a federal holiday).

Located in Portland, OR, Lewis & Clark offers seniors in high school who are leaders in their schools and communities and who are interested in applying to Lewis & Clark College the opportunity to visit campus at the College’s expense, meet current students and faculty, participate in leadership development activities, sit in on classes, spend two nights in a residence hall, taste the food, have an admissions interview, visit Portland, and experience life at Lewis & Clark College firsthand.  Preference will be given to underrepresented students of color and first generation prospective college students.

To apply, submit the following online application:

Then mail, fax (503-768-7055, ATTN: LEAD Fly-in Program), or, preferably, scan and email ( the following items by September 20, 2015:
(Note: no incomplete applications will be considered; priority consideration given to applications completed by Sept. 20; late applications considered based on availability and qualifications; materials will not be returned to applicant)

  • Official High School Transcript, including grades 9 through 11
  • Teacher Recommendation from a core class: humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, math, or foreign language; no specific form required
  • Resume of Leadership Activities
  • 250-500 word essay describing a time you demonstrated leadership

Please e-mail the Admissions Office at or call Nathan Baptiste at 503-768-7049 if you have any questions.

Learn more about multiculturalism at Lewis & Clark, or read the College’s statement on the educational benefits of diversity.

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