Apply to attend LeaderShape® Institute™ at Oregon State

Next session coming December 2018! Application coming soon. 


What is OSU LeaderShape® Institute™?

A program provided in partnership with LeaderShape® and OSU’s Student Leadership and Involvement, it is an intensive, 6-day, 5-night off-campus leadership development retreat that helps inspire you to make an impact in your daily life, while working towards a vision grounded in your deepest values. Explore not only what you want to do, but also who you want to be. This retreat fosters community, and allows you to make deeper connections with your peers.


About LeaderShape®

LeaderShape® is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating a just, caring, and thriving world where all lead with integrity and a healthy disregard for the impossible. LeaderShape encourages participants to live in possibility and, by doing so, lead others to do the same. LeaderShape aims to support people in their life pursuits and encourage them to make an impact by the way they live their lives.


Who can attend and how do you apply?

Any currently enrolled undergraduate OSU student can apply!


What can you expect by participating in LeaderShape® Institute™?

Dynamic, challenging, and exciting, the week is intended to produce a breakthrough in your leadership capacity—benefiting you individually, as well as your communities and the organizations you will go on to lead and serve in the future. Everything in the curriculum is anchored to four themes: community, inclusivity, integrity, and vision. You will participate in large and small group exercises, conversations, and personal reflection. Set out to discover deeply held values and greatest passions, and how they can come together to give your life and work purpose. Learn how developing a vision and plan of action can create lasting change. Reflect on how your personal styles and life experiences influence your leadership and relationships. Be an agent of positive change in the world!


How much does it cost?

It is Free to OSU students, and includes lodging, transportation and meals. 


When and where is osu LeaderShape® Institute™?

The next session is coming December 2018, and will be located at a camp near Lincoln City, Oregon. 


How can you learn more?

Students interested in learning more about LeaderShape® Institute™ at Oregon State can learn more at



Contact Melissa Yamamoto,, (541) 737-6385

For accommodations related to disability, contact Melissa Yamamoto,, (541) 737-6385.