Applicant Registration

Those chosen to participate in Leadership South Carolina represent businesses, nonprofit organizations, government, and community volunteers willing to commit their time and talents to meeting the changing challenges and opportunities facing our state.

Please complete this application carefully.

While we accept applications year-round, applications for the next class MUST be received before JUNE 1st to be considered. Early applications will be considered first.

Please check this site for dates and deadlines.Questions? Contact LSC at 803.788.7066 ext. 35 or ext. 44, or email

Having trouble submitting your application? Note: Please hit the SUBMIT button to complete your application, pressing ENTER may result in the loss of your application.

Contact us or print and mail your application to:

Leadership South Carolina
PO Box 23205
Columbia, SC 29224
or fax to 803-736-4418.


Section 1 - Personal Information

The following questions will help ensure the diversity of the class.

Sectionary 2 - Professional Information
Section 3 - Background Information


Community & Civic Involvement:

Please list, in order of importance to you, five civic, professional, business, social, athletic, or other organizations of which you are, or have been, a member.


Tuition for LSC is $3,750 which includes all conference materials, scheduled group meals, and double-occupancy lodging. If you do not want to share a room, single rooms can be arranged (on a space-available basis) for an additional fee. Participants are responsible for ensuring full payment of their tuition. If you are requesting financial assistance from your employer, discuss this with your employer prior to applying. LSC offers several partial scholarships, distributed on need. Applications for financial aid are considered separately and will not affect selection.

Section 4 - Experience Information


* Please read the following carefully and then check the box below to acknowledge your understanding:

I understand the purpose of the Leadership South Carolina program, and, if I am selected, will devote the time and resources necessary to complete the program. I understand that, even though emergencies arise, the orientation session is mandatory and any participant missing this session will be removed from the class. I also understand that any participant missing more than one other session will not graduate. I understand that there are no exceptions to this policy. I understand that if I withdraw from the program for any reason, no portion of my tuition will be refunded. I further understand that Leadership South Carolina extends beyond the nine-month program into a lifetime of opportunity for positive involvement in the future of our state. I understand that I represent my organization as well as Leadership SC, and therefore will conduct myself accordingly with respect to others. Conduct unbecoming to our program will result in immediate expulsion without tuition reimbursement.

The information included in this application is an accurate representation of my background and experience.

My employer is aware of my application to Leadership South Carolina and will allow and/or support my participation if I am selected.