This program seeks 12 top public high school juniors and 12 dynamic educators to receive seven-day, all-expenses-paid scholarships to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival, June 26 – July 2, 2011. The program – which provides a remarkable leadership opportunity for students and educators – seeks independent thinkers, demonstrated leaders and engaged community members. Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

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