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Applications Now Open for Rice Leadership Development Program

Applications Now Open for Rice Leadership Development Program

The 2023-25 Rice Leadership Development Program open application process is now underway. 

More than 80 years in the making, the program is focused on building a foundation for future rice leaders by providing personal development and communication skills along with a comprehensive understanding of the rice industry.

Over a two-year period, class members will attend four one-week sessions through firsthand observation. Leadership skills will also be strengthened, with seminars and workshops also planned.

The newest class members can now fill out their applications here

The deadline to complete and submit your application is September 9, 2022.

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