Leadership Southern Indiana

Since 1981, Leadership Southern Indiana has educated and trained over 2,000 community leaders to embrace our community through civic engagement and servant leadership.  Their contributions have helped shape community progress and development through Clark, Floyd, Scott Counties and the surrounding areas.

NEXGEN is Southern Indiana’s award-winning youth leadership program that was added to our suite of programs in 2014.  Open to any high school junior in the Southern Indiana region, the program’s objectives will provide experiences for young leaders of our community to encourage their future success. 

For more information on our 2022 NEXTGEN Program click the button below:

Your completed Waiver form is due at the end of the application in order for your submission to be valid.

Please have these documents signed and ready for upload.

Who Should Apply

For the Class of 2022, students who are SOPHOMORES in the SPRING of 2022 apply and will complete spots through a highly-competitive selection process.  The actual number selected will be based on program capacity.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate leadership, commitment to community, civic involvement, and high character.  Approximately 45 candidates will be selected from over 14 local highs schools, representing a diverse cross-section of the community.

How to Apply

During open application periods, school counselors will have information on when and how to apply.  Application process opens on 3/1/2022. Completed applications are due by 4/15/2022. Be sure to have forms signed before filling out the application. For more information or questions, please contact the office at 812-246-6574.