Leadership NC Scholarship


A scholarship program has been established by the Emerging Leaders Council of the State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) to allow one SEANC member the opportunity to participate in Leadership North Carolina. Only active SEANC members are eligible to apply. Associate members and affiliates are not eligible.

Click here to access the application for SEANC assistance

Application deadline: April 30

About Leadership North Carolina:

Each year, Leadership North Carolina (LNC) selects a class of 50-60 current and emerging leaders from across the state through a competitive application process. Participants attend 6 two-day sessions between October and May in various locations across the state where they learn about the challenges and opportunities facing North Carolina with a focus on building networks and turning knowledge into action to benefit their communities and the state. Participation in LNC requires a two-year commitment.

Please click here to review the LNC program schedule and time commitment before deciding to proceed with the application.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a currently active member of SEANC, and have been active for a minimum of 2 years
  • Membership must be in good standing
  • Currently working full time

Selection by the Emerging Leaders Council as the Emerging Leaders/LNC scholarship finalist does not constitute automatic admission into LNC. The individual selected will be required to submit an application to LNC and be accepted for admission into the program. Scholarship funds will cover the cost of tuition, meals, travel and lodging.