University of Mississippi Lott Leadership Institute for High School Students

 

Overview

Rising high school seniors who have been nominated by their high school principals. The program combines college course work in political science (for transferable college credit) with general college preparation. Participants have opportunities to meet college administrators, student leaders and community figures while engaged in current event debates, discussions and decision-making activities. The program concludes with a weeklong trip to Washington, DC, during which students observe the Federal Government, hear from national politicians and tour the Capitol.

General Info

Name University of Mississippi Lott Leadership Institute for High School Students
Location University, MS
Year-round Contacts 662-915-6614
Program Focuses & Features Leadership, Leadership, Political Science, Public Speaking
Grade Range (rising grades) 12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 17-18
Application Deadline January
Director Cass Dodgen, Director
Residential Fee $600, 5 weeks. College credit.
Year Established 1990
Dates & Sessions May-July; 2 sessions, 5 weeks long

Contact

Cass Dodgen, Director
662-915-6614