By the Application Deadline: please send your:
Completed Application Form (this form)
Non-Refundable application fee of $35 or $50 late fee made payable to
Recommendation Letters – please send at least one letter by the application deadline*. Others may be sent separately,
but not later than the late deadline.*
PLEASE NOTE: A final decision cannot be made until we receive all references.
Note: You are responsible for confirming that we receive your application and for following up with your references.
Congratulations on finishing your application!
Full-year applicants can anticipate an in-person or on-the-phone
(depending on your geographic location) as the next part of the application process. As a prospective participant, you are welcome to contact us with any questions or to schedule an appointment to come visit us and take a tour of our current center in California. Please send all questions or requests to
If you are planning on attending college after NGA, we encourage you to
enroll in a college and defer for a year
if you are accepted to the full-year program. There will be limited time to apply for colleges during the program, and if you do not prepare, you will have to use your small amount of free time to do so.
All fees must be paid in full before participation can commence. Fees are payable to NextGen Leadership Academy.
Please note that an
Insurance and Liability Waiver
will follow upon acceptance.
If you would like to hear testimonies from graduates of NGA or find out if this program is right for your child please contact one of our admission directors on our website:
April 15 – First Priority Application deadline and postmark date
May 15 – Notification of acceptance if submitted by First Priority deadline
August 1 – Late Application deadline with $50 fee and final postmark date for all references
September 25 – Full-Year Program begins!
May 18 – Application postmark deadline and final postmark date for all references
June 1 – Notification of acceptances will occur on an ongoing basis, with the final notification by June 1
June 24 – Summer Program begins!
If there is any situation regarding the application that does not apply to you, or if you have any questions/concerns please contact us.
Please be aware of detail and all bolded, italicized, and fine print in this application.
“We attract a different type of person—
a person who doesn’t want to wait five or ten years
to have someone take a giant risk on him or her.
Someone who really wants to get in a little over
his head and make a little dent in the universe.”