Leadership Academy Frequently Asked Questions

Payment:

 

Payment Options:

Q: I am sending my tuition in multiple payments. When is the final payment due?

A: Half of the payment is due 14 days before the session start date. The remaining balance is due 30 days after the session start date.

Q: I am paying by check. When is the full payment due?

A: The full payment is due 14 days before the session start date.

Q: How do I pay my tuition using a credit card?

A: A PayPal invoice is provided upon completion of your application. If you chose not to make a payment at that time or need to make a partial payment, please contact us at [email protected]

Please note: there is a 3% processing fee for credit card payments made outside the application.

 

Raising Support

Q: What do I need to do to make sure I qualify for the early rate for this upcoming session while I’m raising support?

A: To qualify for the early rate, submit the following within the early bird time frame:

– An application

– $25 application fee

– A total of 3 references

– The Parent’s Perspective Form

Q: As I’m waiting for donations to come in, when is my final payment due?

A: Half of the payment is due 14 days before the session start date.

The remaining balance is due 30 days after the session start date.

Donations should be sent directly to In The Gap

 

Rates:

Q: What are the Early and Regular rates?

A: For more information, check our rates using the following link: https://www.inthegap.org/leadershipacademy/

Q: How do I qualify for the early rate?

A: To qualify for the early rate, submit the following within the early bird time frame:

– An application

– $25 application fee

– A total of 3 references

– The Parent’s Perspective Form

Application:

Q: How does this application process work?

A: There are 4 steps to a successful application submission:

  1. General information, including: Medical information, email addresses for parent’s perspective, and three separate references
  2. Parent’s perspective and references successfully submitted within 14 days of application
  3. Submit Travel info within 7 days of receiving your confirmation.
  4. Submit full payment 14 days before the session start date. (exceptions may apply)

Q: How long does the application process take?

A: Great question! To submit an application, you will need the following:

– Basic information (address, phone number, age)

– Parent’s information (name, email, phone number)

– Email addresses of three separate references

– Parent’s signature

– Driver’s license

– Social Security #

– Payment information (desired form of payment and necessary information)

It can take an hour or more

For a full list of what you will need, please visit our application page

Q: I want to sign up early, but the session I want isn’t up yet. When does a new session get put online?

A: Great question! The dates for a new years’ sessions open at least 3 months prior to our first training day in January. https://www.inthegap.org/leadershipacademy/

Travel & Lodging

Q: What are the arrival and departure dates for the next session, and the session after that?

A: We usually post a year’s worth of sessions on the website, along with their beginning and ending dates.

Q: When do I need to arrive in Oklahoma City?

A: Our Applications Department will send you an email with travel information and dates once your application and all requirements are submitted, and you have been accepted into the program. Please do not purchase airline tickets until you have received your confirmation email.

Q: What do I do if I want to come early?

A: You may come 1 day early, or stay one day late, per session. A $30 charge per day applies. It covers room and board. Let us know in your application if you will be needing a room.

Q: I just filled out the travel form and sent it in but I forgot to include that we will be needing rooms for my family to visit for the commissioning ceremony at the end of session. What should I do?

A: We have limited guest rooms available that can only be reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please contact the In The Gap office to check on availability and rates. For additional housing options nearby, please check out the hotels in this area: https://www.yelp.com/search?cflt=hotels&find_loc=NW+23rd+St%2C+Oklahoma+City%2C+OK