2022 High School Leadership Institute

June 7-9 & 13-15

High School Leadership Institite Class of 2018

For two weeks in June, YLNI's High School Leadership Institute connects emerging professionals with community leaders to learn about various topics, including temperaments and interaction styles, interpersonal communications, networking and community engagement, and financial strength. High School Leadership Institute sessions also include tours of major downtown landmarks, to provide a better understanding of all that our city has to offer! The schedule will be released when applications open.


  • Connect and network with other area high school students
  • Grow your leadership skillset and knowledge base
  • Learn about Fort Wayne and area venues and attractions
  • Learn from a diverse group of community leaders


  • FREE

Who should apply?

  • This program is for area high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors (public, private, and homeschool students are welcome)

Application Details

  • Applications open in April
  • Class size is limited; we do ask for authentic and well-thought-out responses as well as a current resume or CV, current headshot, and letter of recommendation
  • Connect with us on social media and subscribe to our newsletter to see when applications open up
  • Submit your Application today!
  • Apply Here


  • E-mail institute@ylni.org

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