About the Chamber
Chamber Benefit Plan
All Chamber Programs
Annual Chamber Classic Golf Tournament
Leadership Columbia and Junior Leadership Columbia
Quarterly Membership Breakfast
Emerging Professionals in Columbia (EPIC)
Chamber Team and Leadership
Business and Nonprofit Resources
Columbia/Boone County Community Updates
Videos and Pictures
Junior Leadership Columbia Applicant Information
* - required field
Full Legal Name
Address Line 2
ZIP / Postal Code
School you will be attending in Fall 2020
Upload Your Resume
Your resume should list all of your extracurricular activities within the last three years, which may include: athletics, student government, clubs, church groups, community activities, employment, etc. For the purpose of anonymous scoring, please DO NOT include your name or identifying information on the resume.
Upload Your Cover Letter
Your cover letter should address why you want to participate in Junior Leadership Columbia as well as descriptions of past leadership experience. For the purpose of anonymous scoring, please DO NOT include your name or identifying information on the cover letter.
Letter of Recommendation Required
A letter of recommendation completed and submitted by an adult member of the community not related to you must be mailed, emailed, or faxed directly by the recommender to Kathryn Leeper, Program Development Coordinator. She can be reached at
or (573) 817-9113.
I acknowledge that I have reviewed the Junior Leadership Columbia program information online and am aware of the time commitment required to participate in the program. If accepted, I am prepared to commit to full participation in all events and activities of the Junior Leadership Columbia program.
Are you applying for a needs-based scholarship?
***COMPLETE IF APPLYING FOR SCHOLARSHIP*** I am applying for a needs-based scholarship. By applying for a scholarship, I am stating that I cannot otherwise afford to pay to participate in the program. Please indicate your family’s adjusted gross income from last year’s tax return.
$25,000 - $45,000
$45,000 - $75,000
How did you hear about JLC?
Presentation in classroom
Chamber newsletter or activities calendar
Junior Leadership Columbia Application Due by 5 p.m. on April 17, 2020
Applications do not save. Please fill out the application in one session.