Building Tomorrow's Leaders at F&M

Franklin & Marshall College invites high achieving high school students from diverse backgrounds with a strong history of leadership to participate in the Collegiate Leadership Summit (CLS). CLS is an in-person two-day program that provides selected delegates an opportunity to develop their leadership skills at F&M.

Throughout this unique summit, delegates will interact with members of the F&M community and experience life in a selective liberal arts environment while participating in leadership oriented workshops and group activities. Delegates will also demonstrate their leadership skills through workshops about the F&M college application process.

The Collegiate Leadership Summit will be held on:

Friday, October 14, 2022 - Saturday, October 15, 2022

The application deadline is Friday, August 19th, 2022.

Students will be notified of a decision the week of Monday, September 5th, 2022.


In order to be considered, all candidates must: 

  • Be currently enrolled in high school, completing their senior year.

  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.3 in rigorous classes

  • Have demonstrated leadership in their school or community


Please email Chris Cahill at, or call 717-358-7155.