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Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute

Learn to lead

Welcome to the Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, the premier center for student leadership development in the Midwest. Since 1997, we have empowered individuals to contribute to a more socially responsible world with integrity and conviction. We provide innovative, intentional and inclusive leadership learning opportunities for all our students.

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Applications are now open for the Leader Advancement Scholarship! Don't miss the opportunity to live, learn, and lead with the nation's best student leaders. 

APPLY TODAY FOR THE LEADER ADVANCEMENT SCHOLARSHIP