A: The top 20 National Finalists will be selected to attend a mandatory Leadership Weekend with an interview component in Chicago from April 13 to 16, 2023. All expenses will be covered.
In order to be considered for a top award, the applicant must be able to attend the Leadership Weekend. The top 20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000.