The online Class XII application form will be available by late December 2021. Thank you for your patience!

RECOMMENDATION FORM
EMPLOYER SUPPORT FORM
APPLICATION FORM

MARL Class XII (2022-2024) Application Instructions

Follow the link to the online Application Form. Complete the form and submit. Provide the Essay Section in a separate attachment per email to Olga.Brouwer@SMSU.edu.

Your completed application form as well as the Essays must be received by the MARL Office by April 29, 2022. Earlier is fine. If you do not receive an email verification from the MARL Executive Director within three business days after you submit your application, please call 507-537-6430 to inquire.

RECOMMENDATION FORM

Forward the link to the online Recommendation Form to three references of your choice. Completed Recommendation Forms must be directly submitted by your reference, by April 29, 2022. This is a short online process.

EMPLOYER SUPPORT FORM

If applicable, have your employer complete the online Employer Support Form by April 29, 2022.

NOTES:

  • Completed forms must be received by April 29, 2022. Earlier is fine.

PREVIOUS Class XI Program Schedule and Curriculum

(Sites, schedule, and seminar topics subject to change)

Year 1

Seminar #1 — Orientation and a Framework for Leadership

November 23-24, 2020 — tbd

Seminar #2 — Trait Leadership and Emotional Intelligence
December 16-18, 2020 — Marshall
Seminar #3 — Emerging Markets, Innovation and New Trends
January 19-22, 2021 — St. Paul
Seminar #4 — National Study Seminar

February 28- March 5, 2021 — Washington D.C.

Seminar #5 – Communities – Big and Small
April 7-9, 2021 — Crookston
Seminar #6 — Timber, Taconite & Tourism
June 23-25, 2021 –  Duluth

Year 2

Seminar #7 — Natural Resources and the Environment
November 10-12, 2021 — Itasca State Park
Seminar #8 — Rural America’s Future December 15-17, 2021 — SE Minn. Seminar #9 — Rural Development DiversityJanuary 19-21, 2022 — Central Minn.
Seminar #10 — International Study SeminarLate February, 2022 — Destination TBD Seminar #11 — Class XI Graduation
April 8-9, 2022 — Mankato