Photograph of CVELS Participants 2016


To Apply


We're excited that you are interested in building your leadership capacity at the Central Valley Emerging Leaders Summit this August!

In order to be eligible for the Summit, you must:

- Be a high school student entering 11th or 12th grade in Fall 2019*

- Be on track to complete the A-G requirements

- Have a 2.50 cumulative grade point average

- Have a desire to apply the leadership skills learned.

*Applicants who attended CVELS 2018 will be put on a waitlist and notified if space becomes available; priority acceptance will be given to new applicants.  

Students who are selected to participate will receive an email of acceptance no later than June 28th. Parents/guardians and counselors will receive a copy.



Once an application is submitted, you will receive an email directing you to a form to verify the student's academic eligibility and potential for growth.

Please email us as soon as possible if you have not received an email directing you to the Counselor Verification form. This form is due June 14th at 11:59 p.m. 

We are no longer accepting applications for CVELS 2019.