Monday, October 6, 2008

Hugh Shelton Leadership Scholarship

This is one of the USA's most prestigious scholarships for student leaders. It is awarded to an entering college freshman, valued at $10,000 per year, renewable upon satisfactory academic progress and leadership involvement. High school seniors should complete the application and mail it so that it arrives in the General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center office no later than 5:00 p.m. November 1 of each year. By December 1 the Gen. Hugh Shelton Scholarship Selection Committee will notify semi-finalists of the need to apply to the university admissions office and to complete additional information. (Students may wish to apply earlier to N. C. State). The Gen. Hugh Shelton National Student Leadership Scholarship Selection Committee will notify finalists by February 1, to participate in a personal interview in mid-February.

The General Hugh Shelton Leadership Endowment provides:
$10,000 annual NC State tuition and fees, housing, etc.
Annual enrichment funds up to $2,000 for student leadership enrichment experiences.
Leadership Retreats
Leadership and Ethics Seminars
LeaderShape® Conference
Wilderness Leadership Experience
Study Abroad
Community/Global Service - Learning
Shelton National Leadership Forum
Leadership Internship with Corporation/Agency

For more information and complete rules and guidelines click here.

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