Since 1989, tens of thousands of outstanding high school students from across the United States and over 70 countries have come to the NSLC to explore the qualities of effective leadership and gain an insider perspective on a future career.
« Medicine & Health Care students have fun learning the art of suturing.
The Unforgettable NSLC Experience
At the NSLC, our youth leadership programs are interactive, dynamic and exciting. They are facilitated by our staff, but directed by our students, creating an unforgettable life experience for everyone involved.
« In this video, students and educators reflect on the NSLC experience.
Alumni College Scholarships
We are excited to announce our first annual NSLC Alumni College Scholarship program. This merit-based opportunity will help alumni of NSLC programs graduating from high school in 2015 attend one of our host universities.
« NSLC students pose for photos during a campus tour.
Go behind the scenes
At the NSLC's pre-college summer programs, students go behind the scenes, interacting with leaders in their career fields and hearing first-hand what it takes to reach their educational and career goals.
« NSLC students meet Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey.
Experience life on a college campus
From Northwestern University to UC-Berkeley, NSLC's summer programs for high school students allow participants to experience first-hand what it's like to live on-campus at some of the most prestigious universities in the country.