LEAD scholarship applications sought for group 40
The Nebraska Leadership Education Action Development (LEAD) program seeks candidates from leaders in the state’s agriculture sector.
Traditionally held in person on state, national and international campuses throughout a two-year program, programming has been on hiatus for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nebraska LEAD is accepting applications for its 40th cohort until June 15. LEAD 40 will participate in monthly three-day seminars throughout Nebraska and participate in a national and international study and travel seminar. The cohort will be trained in developing leadership skills through communication to serve as leaders for future generations of Nebraska in agriculture.
“Up to 30 motivated men and women with demonstrated leadership potential will be selected from five geographic districts in our state,” said Terry Hejny, director of the Nebraska LEAD program.
LEAD 40 participants are also exposed to topics such as agricultural markets, advances in health, finance, agricultural policy, marketing, nuclear energy, economics, natural resources, societal issues. , global outlook and technology tied to the heart of Nebraska’s economy – agriculture.
To apply, email the Nebraska LEAD program office at [email protected] and visit https://lead.unl.edu/.
The Nebraska LEAD program prepares spokespersons, problem solvers and decision-makers in Nebraska and its agriculture industry. The program is managed by the Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council, a non-profit organization, in collaboration with the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and in cooperation with colleges and universities in Nebraska , business and industry.