Delta Region – Applications are currently being accepted for year two of the Mid South Delta Leaders (MSDL) program. In 2003, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation/ Mid-South Delta Initiative awarded a $1.2 million grant to Delta State University, Arkansas State University and Grambling State University to implement MSDL, a tri-state Delta leadership development program.
MSDL, a five-year grant that will serve as a means of improving the intellectual and social capital needed to drive community and economic growth, is based upon the successful Delta Emerging Leaders program, an 18-county leadership development program operating in the 18-county Mississippi Delta.
Three, 18-month classes will include three-day learning retreats, study travel tours to each of the three state capitals, a study tour to Washington, D.C., action learning teams and living practicums.
Application for interested Delta residents are due no later than Application is due no later than 5:00 p.m. on Nov. 1. Click here for an application.