Anyone in the Pioneer Valley community can apply to Leadership Pioneer Valley. Past participants have included for-profit business professionals, non-profit leaders, government staff and officials, and community volunteers. For individuals who are self-employed, employed by a small business, unemployed, or employed by the non-profit or public sector, and would otherwise be unable to participate, tuition assistance will be available.
Tuition: $3,500 (this includes suggested $300 personal tuition)
We offer a flat rate tuition with ample financial assistance/tuition discounts for small businesses, non-profits, and the public sector. Tuition covers all class year expenses including: the overnight retreat, meals, program training and materials, trainers, transportation, commencement ceremony, and graduation event. Tuition only covers half of our overall program expenses; we are able to augment tuition with the generous funding from other sources.
The above tuition includes a suggested personal tuition of $300 paid by each individual participant to ensure their personal engagement. Flexible payment plans are available upon request for both employers and applicants.
Tuition Assistance and Scholarships
Leadership Pioneer Valley is pleased to offer financial assistance towards tuition for individuals who are self-employed, employed by a small business, unemployed, or employed by the non-profit or public sector, and would otherwise be unable to participate. We are also offering two additional scholarships that are outlined below.
Those requesting assistance must indicate so in the appropriate space provided in the application packet. A separate Tuition Assistance Request must be submitted with application to be considered.
YPS Scholarship: The Young Professional Society of Springfield is offering one personal tuition scholarship of $300 each year for current members of YPS. To apply, please fill out the Tuition Assistance Request Form listed above.
NAYP Scholarship: The Northampton Area Young Professionals is offering one personal tuition scholarship of $300 each year for current members of NAYP who would be willing to chair a committee. To apply, please fill out the Tuition Assistance Request Form listed above.
LIPPI: All LIPPI alumnae will receive 20% off LPV tuition and visa versa.
For more information, Lora Wondolowski, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413.737.3876.