The Rice Foundation will be accepting applications for the Rice Leadership Development Program, July 8 – September 6, 2024.

Application Process & Important Dates:

  1. Download Application Form
    Download the leadership application form and complete electronically.

  2. Submit Application Form
    Email completed application to Steve Linscombe at slinscombe@usarice.comApplication deadline is September 6, 2024.

  3. Request Two Recommendations
    Please have two of your references, identified in your application, complete the confidential recommendation formRecommendation deadline is September 6, 2024.

  4. In-Person Interview with Selection Committee
    All applicants will receive notification on whether or not they are selected as a finalist.  All applicants chosen as finalists must be available for personal interviews.  Interviews will be conducted by the Rice Leadership Selection Committee in conjunction with the USA Rice Outlook Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas in December of 2024.

  5. Admissions Announcement
    The 2025-2027 Rice Leadership Development Class will be announced at the Annual Awards Luncheon at the USA Rice Outlook Conference.