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The mission of Leadership Osceola County is to: Prepare, Inspire and Support Leadership for the Improved Future of Our Community.

Leadership Osceola County encourages application from individuals who have demonstrated a capacity to leadership in their chosen field, who have exhibited interest and commitment to the welfare of Osceola County, and who have potential for exercising substantial leadership in the future.  Every effort will be made to ensure that appointments to Leadership Osceola County will reflect the diversity of the community.  Appointments to Leadership Osceola County are limited.  Not every nominee can be selected.  Nominees not selected are eligible to reapply in subsequent years.  Self-nominations and applications are appropriate.  We encourage you to promote the Leadership Osceola Program among your friends and associates.

Please complete this application with care.  Applicants will be asked to participate in an interview process.


  • Step 1: Nominated individual completes application
  • Step 2: Selection Committee Members interview Candidates
  • Step 3: Candidates are accepted into program and notified
  • Step 4: Program participation
  • Step 5: Graduation and Induction into community involvement


  • All information on the form must be typed legibly.
  • There is no application fee.
  • Your tuition of $1750 is due upon notification of acceptance.
  • A limited number of 50% scholarships are available; if interested, please include a letter of request detailing need.
  • Selection for the class will be based upon the information contained in the completed application and an interview with the Selection Committee.
  • Representation will be sought from a cross-section of the community and will reflect the diversity of the community.
  • These leaders and potential leaders will be selected using the following criteria:
    • Potential for leadership
    • Achievement of goals
    • Willingness to contribute time and talent
    • Commitment to Osceola County
    • Contribution to overall diversity and strength of the class
  • Photographs of a professional quality suitable for publication can be supplied or photos will be taken at orientation.
  • Applicants must have the full support of the organization or corporation they represent.
  • Leadership Osceola 2022 applications are due January 10, 2022 at 11:59 PM.
  • Program Time Commitment
    • Two-Day Retreat
    • Ten Program Days
    • Wrap-up
    • Graduation and Induction Ceremony


(topic subject to change)


 February 9, 2022 Kick-Off and Orientation

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

February 11 & 12, 2022 Retreat – Florida FFA Leadership Training Center

8:00 a.m. Friday through 4:00 p.m. Saturday

 February 16, 2022 Environment Day 8 am – 5 pm
 March 02, 2022 Criminal Justice 8 am – 5 pm
 March 16, 2022 Government 8 am – 5 pm
 March 30, 2022 Health & Emergency Management 8 am – 5 pm
 April 13, 2022 Education 8 am – 5 pm
 April 27, 2022 Agribusiness 8 am – 5 pm
 May 11, 2022 Economic Development 8 am – 5 pm
 May 25, 2022 Arts & Diversity 8 am – 5 pm
 June 08, 2022 Social Services 8 am – 5 pm
 June 22, 2022 Vision 8 am – 5 pm
 June 2022 Graduation at Walt Disney World Resort 11 am – 2 pm
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