Application RequirementsPlease Read Before You Apply
All Vista Leadership Academy applicants are required to read the following information before submitting an online application.
Are you over 18 years old and do you have a valid passport?
Vista Leadership Academy meets in-person at a special retreat in Oaxaca, Mexico. The application process will require current and valid passport information.
Do you have the technology required to participate?
The Academy includes Virtual Classes that convene twice a month with related assignments. You are required to have access to a computer or laptop and a reliable internet connection for all sessions from June through December. For more details on technology specifics, please refer to our FAQs.
Do you have the time to participate in the Academy?
The Academy is generally in session from June through December. Conference calls and coaching sessions begin in June. Online Virtual Classes take place every 2 weeks from early-August through early-December. Each session requires approximately 1-2 hours of homework. All Fellows will meet for the Leadership Retreat in Oaxaca, Mexico in the fall.
Do you have USD$4,500 required to compete your registration?
If your application is accepted, we will contact you to confirm Academy registration. At that time, you will be required to pay the registration fee via PayPal which covers the assessments, coaching sessions, Virtual Classes, and Retreat expenses (group transportation, excursion fees, travel insurance, food and lodging while in Mexico). Individual consideration for a payment plan may be available based on the Academy’s discretion.
Note: Travel expense to Mexico, passport fees, visas, personal expenses while in Mexico are not included and will not be paid for by the Academy.