Application Information

Thirty students will be selected to participate based on their application materials, demonstrated leadership potential, and commitment to take full advantage of the benefits provided to program participants. The committee will strongly consider each student's extracurricular and community involvement, demonstrated initiative, academic achievements and ability, and clear desire to pursue a career in business.

Invitations to apply will be sent to eligible students who indicate a business major on their application to KU. A complete application consists of a one-page professional resume and four short essay responses. Applications must be received by December 1, 2013 for students entering the School of Business in the Fall of 2014. Students will receive an email confirming their complete application has been received.

A committee will review all BLP application materials and academic records (as submitted by the student on his/her KU application) received by the deadline. All applicants will be notified of their status by mid-February. For more information about required application materials, please contact us at

Selection timeline

Fall 2013 semester: Application materials accepted up to December 1
December 1, 2013: Application deadline
Mid February 2014: Final selection; Notification of admission decisions to all applicants
May 1, 2014: Deadline to accept or decline admission

Contact Business Leadership Program

If you are interested in learning more about the program, please contact us via email at Questions by phone should be directed to Frances Lyons, Academic Advisor and Recruitment Coordinator, at 785-864-7599.