The Florida Leadership Academy
Prepare yourself for leadership positions in society’s most important institutions (education, corporate, not-for-profit, and governmental) and apply to be in the Florida Leadership Academy. Through this elite professional development academy, you’ll hear from guest speakers, work with peers in group activities, and participate in a case competition.
To learn more, please visit the Florida Leadership Academy web site.
What FLA is All About
Here at FLA, we believe in leading from a foundation of what you’re truly passionate about. We call it Principled Leadership. We want to challenge you to reflect on your experiences in the college and determine what motivates you.
Our three pillars of leadership excellence build from that key foundation. Career Development, Personal and Professional Growth, and Business Ethics help give you the capability to lead. They prepare you for the global marketplace and encourage you to think about your role as a future business leader.
Become Part of FLA
Applications open January 14, 2019, to apply visit the FLA application webpage. Deadline to apply is February 21, 2019, at 12:00 noon.
Selection for the academy is highly competitive, with 100 slots available each year to students who have completed Introduction to Business and have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership initiative in high school and their first semester at the University of Florida. Applicants are scored based on their essays, resume, leadership initiative, recommendations, and interview.