Applications are open for CSCLeaders 2016.


How to Apply

Apply online for CSCLeaders 2016.

Once your application has been submitted, you can expect to receive an email from us within a week of submitting your form. Your application will then be submitted to the Selection Group for review.


2016 Dates and Locations

Part One: 10-17 April, UK

Part Two - A choice of one of the following:

4-7 July, Africa

12-15 September, India

1-4 November, Singapore


Participant fee - £10,000 + VAT

Applicants who cannot pay the full fee should not be deterred from applying. There
are a limited number of partially funded places provided on CSCLeaders for
participants who are genuinely unable to meet the full fee.

If you would like to know more about the programme or how you can be considered for a partially funded place, please email 


Who should apply?

Successful applicants will be exceptional leaders operating at a senior, strategic level in their organisation and / or society. They will demonstrate significant influence in their current role and will be close to the pinnacle of their career, with ambitions to achieve even more. They will be excited about the opportunity that CSCLeaders provides.

Selection Group

Applicants will be selected by the CSCLeaders Selection Group which is responsible for ensuring that, in addition to the merits of individual applications, the final group composition achieves a broad range of geography, sector and gender. 


More Information 

Global Leaders Report - An insight into the leadership learning from Part One of CSCLeaders 2014, based on interviews with participants

If you have any questions about the application form or process, please contact us at 



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About CSCLeaders

CSCLeaders is the renewal of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences - first run in 1956 – for the 21st Century, a partnership between international leadership development organisation Common Purpose and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences (UK Fund).

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