The application is composed of 3 parts:

1.Application cover sheet
2.Resume and cover letter
3.Interviews. When you submit your application, a member of the EforAll staff will contact you to set up an interview.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
Notification by Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Applications should be mailed to:
ATTN Pavel Payano, Wannalancit Mills, First Floor 175 Cabot Street, Suite 100 Lowell, MA 01854

The Leadership Institute will accept applications until the cohort is full.  Email to see if space and/or financial aid remain.

Application Materials

1. Resume
Please send a resume that shows a complete view of your education, professional experience, community service, leadership skills and awards.

2. Cover letter
The EforAll Leadership Institute focus on social justice and innovation requires a diverse group of participants with different perspectives and experiences.

Please incorporate into your cover letter the following three questions:

  1. What issue(s) affect the growth of social justice in Lawrence and/or Lowell?
  1. How can the EforAll Leadership Institute help you, personally and professionally, to provide leadership on social justice issues that affect Lawrence and/or Lowell?
  1. How does your personal background influence your point of view? We welcome you to share in your cover letter any important aspect of your background (such as cultural, ethnic and or racial identification, disabilities, religious affiliation, GLBT identity, etc.)

Calendar for the EforAll Leadership Institute

The EforAll Leadership Institute consists of a program day from 9:00AM-5:00PM one Wednesday a month from September to June; with a Sunday-Monday retreat in October. We have a track focused on Lowell and a track focused on Lawrence, with shared activities to bridge the two cities.

Your participation is vital to the success of the Institute.  While we understand that emergencies can arise, participants that miss more than 12 hours may be asked to withdraw.

If a participant withdraws from the program or leaves his/her current employer, no portion of the tuition shall be refunded.

EforAll Leadership Institute: Class of 2012 – Lawrence Track

Orientation: September 14, 2:00PM – 6:00PM

Program Days: September 21 (Shared), November 2nd, December 7th, January 11th (Shared), February 15th (Shared), March 14th, April 11th, May 9th (Shared), June 13th

Retreat: Sunday, October 16th 1:30 PM to Monday, October 17th 5:00PM

Graduation: June 20th

EforAll Leadership Institute: Lowell Track 2011-2012

Orientation: September 14, 2:00PM – 6:00PM Location: TBA

Program Days: September 21 (Shared), November 16th, December 14th, January 11th (Shared), February 15th (Shared), March 7th, April 4th, May 9th (Shared), June 6th

Retreat: Sunday, October 23rd 1:30 PM to Monday, October 24th 5:00PM

Graduation: June 20th

Program days will take place at a variety of locations in Lowell & Lawrence.
The Leadership Institute will assist in coordinating carpooling for those who may need it.

Application Cover Sheet

*red fields are required.

Name: Gender:
Date of Birth: Languages Spoken:
Lawrence Track Lowell Track Willing To Do Either

Work Contact

Title: Employer:
Address (Street):
City: Zip Code:
Work Phone: Email:

Home Contact

Address (Street):
City: Zip Code:
Cell Phone: Personal Email:

Reference #1

Name: Employer:
Title: Work Phone:
Work Email:    

Reference #2

Name: Employer:
Title: Work Phone:
Work Email:    


Tuition for the EforAll Leadership Institute is $2,500. Applicants can be sponsored by their employers or another sponsor. If you are accepted to the Leadership Institute your sponsor or employer will be billed accordingly and payment must be received before the start of the program.
Payment may also be spread over several months (September – March).
Does your organization require a payment plan? yes no  
Financial aid is available, and will generally range from $500 to $1,500.  Awards will be made upon admission. 
Does your organization need financial assistance? yes no  
If yes, how much financial assistance would your organization request?


  Only DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, TXT, RTF, CSV, ODT, ODS, ODG, ODP and PDF file format(s) up to 50MB are allowed!

Employer or Sponsor Support:

The applicant has our support and approval to participate in the EforAll Leadership Institute.  I have read through the application and our
organization is prepared to support the applicant with a tuition payment of $ and the necessary time off work.
Name: Email:
Title: Phone: