Business Leadership Program


The Office of Diversity Affairs' leadership program provides top high school students from diverse backgrounds with an understanding of business fundamentals, computer skills and a chance to network with business professionals, all on the CU-Boulder campus.

2011 BLP Highlight Video


The week-long program allows students to:

  • Win a $1,000 scholarship to the school
  • Compete in an advertising campaign
  • Listen to and interact with guest speakers from major corporations
  • Meet Business School faculty and administrators
  • Be a CU Student for a Week
  • Socialize with school students and peers from different high schools

Download the Brochure for more information.

During the week, students will be tasked with creating five key deliverables that will be presented to a panel of judges. These deliverables include:

  • A television commercial
  • A print advertisement
  • A communication brief
  • A financial outline

Final projects will be judged on effectiveness, organization, clarity and presentation. Good luck to all our participants this year!


There is still time to submit your application and supporting documents! All mailed in documents must arrive to the Office of Diversity Affairs by April 11, 2014 and on-line submissions must be completed by 11:59pm on April 11, 2014.

Ways to apply

We have three ways you can apply—using a paper application or online!

  1. Apply directly online
  2. Email a completed application packet to
  3. Mail a completed application packet to:
    • Office of Diversity Affairs
    • Leeds School of Business
    • 419 UCB
    • Boulder, CO 80309
  4. Application Packet

    All completed application packets must contain the following items:


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