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Class of 2022 MCLP Participant Application Form

Thank you for your interest in MCLP, the signature program of the Multicultural Leadership Institute!

We provide a transformative experience and a circle of support to diverse individuals with the passion and leadership potential to transform their lives and their communities. MCLP informs, prepares, and equips them to meet the needs of our community TODAY.

Annually, 25 participants are chosen for the intensive leadership opportunity. Servant Leadership principles and community emphasis leads to personal transformations during each leader’s journey through the class.

The twice-monthly sessions  challenge participants to become more self-aware, grow as leaders, develop authentic relationships, and embrace their diverse experiences. They also cultivate support networks to bring their ideas and passions to life. The Institute and MCLP provide our participants with the highest-quality personal and professional growth opportunities in Central Illinois. Since 2009, MCLP has partnered with almost 50 local nonprofits on capacity building projects and empowered over 250 alumni leaders.

Anyone 21 or older can apply using this webform. 

Once your application is submitted, you will receive an email with a link to provide contact information for references.

  • Required:  At least two references from individuls who are not related to you:
    • One employer support form and one reference form OR
    • Two MCLP Reference forms
  • Optional:  If applicable, ask a family member to complete the family support form (this does not count as a required reference).

Reference forms are automatically emailed to those you listed in your application after you submit.

Individuals selected to participate will be notified by mid-June and asked to sign a "Participant Agreement." Once the agreement is received, individuals will begin a couple of assessments in preparation for our start date, which will be August 12, 2021. 

If you have further questions, please contact us at contactus@bn-mclp.org.

Best regards,

The Multicultural Leadership Institute