Applications will be open September 28 – November 6, 2020, for the Bingham Fellows Class of 2021. The application process has several parts, all of which are due by November 6, 2020:

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1. Online Application 
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2. High-quality photo (headshot) emailed to Aimee Jewell,

Please send a photo that is at least 1200 px wide and at least 200 pixels per inch resolution. If you’re not a Photoshop wizard, here’s an easy way to find out if your headshot meets these criteria.

3. Two letters of recommendation submitted via the online recommendation form. If the person recommending a candidate prefers to submit a physical letter, they may scan it and email it to or mail a letter of recommendation to: Leadership Louisville Center, 711 W. Main St., Unit AA, Louisville, KY 40202

NOTE: No recommendations are necessary for graduates of Leadership Louisville, Bingham Fellows or Ignite Louisville programs.

Online Recommendation Form

4. Optional interviews for non-program graduates and Focus Louisville graduates will be scheduled for Monday, Nov. 9 and Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. We’ll be in touch after applications close to schedule interviews.

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