Applications will be open September 21 – October 30, 2020, for the Bingham Fellows Class of 2021. The application process has several parts, all of which are due by October 30, 2020:

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1. Online Application 
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2. Print 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 recommendations submitted via the online recommendation form or if you have a physical letter of recommendation, scan and email it to or mail 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.

(please ask those providing online recommendations to use the form linked below)
Online Recommendation Form

4. Optional interviews for non-program graduates and Focus Louisville graduates will be scheduled the week of Monday, Nov. 2 – Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. We’ll be in touch after applications close to schedule interviews.

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