Cost: $3,500           Pay Deposit              Pay Tuition

*Payment plans and partial scholarships are available


Application Deadline:

Early Deadline: April 30, 2021

Standard Application Deadline: June 30, 2021

Cornerstone Information Sessions:

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Applicant Requirements:

The Committee will be seeking participation from a cross-section of the community. Participants should be active in business, and/or professional, educational, governmental, artistic, religious, service or community organizations. Retired individuals are also considered.

The most important factor in selection is identifying those individuals most apt to utilize their leadership for the long-term benefit of the community. In reviewing applications, the Selection Committee looks for candidates who demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Genuine concern for the future of Oakland County and the region.
  • A sincere commitment, motivation and interest to serve Oakland County and the region.
  • Willingness and ability to make the time commitment required by the program.
  • The intention of seeking appointments to community boards, commissions or key volunteer leadership positions.
  • Representative of the diversity of the region.

For additional information, contact Thomas Sommer, Leadership Oakland Executive Director, by phone: 516-592-0237 or email: