Ignite Application

Please complete the following form to apply for the Ignite Class of 2025. Community applications are due by Friday, May 24, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. ET. Applicants will be notified by Thursday, May 9. Arlington County government employees should complete this application instead by Thursday, May 9, 2024. All applicants will be notified by Friday, June 9, 2023.

When completing this form, please note that the contact information for accepted candidates will be shared with class members and tuition for the Ignite program is $3,000. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of financial status. There are limited need-based scholarships available. If you are interested in applying for one of these scholarships, please complete this scholarship application in addition to the form below. Scholarship requests must be received by the application deadline above to be considered.

If you have questions about the application process, please contact lfikes@leadercenter.org.

The Leadership Center for Excellence is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable program where everyone belongs. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability and require accommodation, please e-mail lfikes@leadercenter.org for assistance completing this application.

If a question doesn’t apply to you, please mark “N/A” in the text box.

For more information about the program, class schedule, and tuition, visit the Ignite Young Professionals page of our website.