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The Forté College to Business Leadership Conference is an elite program for college leaders interested in exploring the full scope of career options, including a career in business. There is an application process to attend each event and only 100 applicants will be selected.

Eligibility Requirements

The Forté College to Business Leadership Conference will bring together undergraduate women from diverse academic backgrounds including STEM, Economics, Liberal Arts, Finance, and Communications majors. This is a great opportunity for freshmen, sophomore and junior women looking to explore career opportunities in business, network with business leaders, and build their resumé.

Note: This program is not open to seniors or graduate students.

To be considered, applicants must have a strong undergraduate academic record as well as proven leadership experience.

Cost

The cost to attend Forté College to Business Leadership Conference is free, a benefit provided by our conference sponsors.

Not only is the event free, but financial support in the form of a stipend ($300 maximum) is available for eligible participants to help cover some of the travel costs associated with the conference. Learn more about the travel stipend.

Hotel Information

Hotel: Hotel Granduca Austin, 320 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, Texas 78746
Date: Thursday, March 30 – Friday, March 31, 2017
Reserve here.
Rate: $169.00 + hotel and environmental tax per night
Expiration Date: Attendees need to book by Thursday, February 16, 2017. Hotel will honor block rate past Feb. 16 based on availability.

Hotel: Chicago Marriott O’Hare, 8535 W Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631
Date: Thursday, April 6 – Friday, April 7, 2017
Reserve here.
Rate: $174.00 + tax per night
Expiration Date: Attendees need to book by Thursday, March 9, 2017

Application Process

We have a limited number of seats for this program so your application will be an important component of selection. The selection committee will review applications and may follow up with a telephone call if there are outstanding questions.

Step One: Apply now.
Step Two: Submit an essay and your resume.

Contact

Do you have questions about the Forté College to Business Leadership Conference? Email us.

Travel Stipend

A stipend ($300 maximum) will be provided to help cover some of the travel costs associated with the conference. Learn more about the travel stipend.