Application Information

Thirty students will be selected to participate based on the quality of their application materials, their potential for leadership/impact at the University of Kansas School of Business, their potential for academic excellence. 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 three short essay responses. Applications must be received by December 1 for students entering the School of Business in the Fall. 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 2015 semester: Application deadline is 11:59 PM on December 1
Mid February 2016: Final selection:  Notification of admission decisions to all applicants.
May 1, 2016: Deadline to accept or decline admission to Business Leadership Program.


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 785-864-7500.