How to Apply for LAPI

The application for LAPI 2024 is now open! See below for more details.

LAPI Application Process


Attend Open Office Hours

The best way to learn more about LAPI is to attend open office hours with the HLP Program Coordinator, Lee Edelblut. In these office hours, you can learn more about LAPI and ask questions relevant to your particular circumstances. Lee holds open office hours in Sanford 115 every Wednesday and Thursday between 2-5 PM.


Apply Online

The LAPI application is a Google form that asks applicants to write thoughtfully and concisely about their artistic interests, policy engagement, and hopes for leadership development. Duke sophomores and juniors of all majors are encouraged to apply.

The application for LAPI 2024 is now open. It can be accessed at

You can contact the Program Coordinator, Lee Edelblut (, with any questions.



Once students are accepted, they will receive permission numbers to enroll in the spring gateway course: PubPol 213: Arts Policy, Leadership, and Engagement.