Applications will be open in late September for the Bingham Fellows Class of 2022. The application process has several parts:

Note: The Class of 2022 topic will be announced in September 2021.

1. Online Application 

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.

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.


4. Optional interviews for non-program graduates and Focus Louisville graduates.

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