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Student Leadership Fellow Scholarship Program

This program would not be possible without the support of our donors:

Will and Jeannie Panton Deakyne

Ricardo and Karla Lopez

Overview:

The UTA Leadership Center offers scholarships for current UTA students interested in becoming more involved with the Leadership Center. Scholarship recipients are granted the opportunity to gain professional skills and leadership experience within the Leadership Center and its programs.

Scholarship Candidates:  

This scholarship program is open to full time enrolled UTA undergraduate and graduate students. The Student Leadership Fellow is a competitive, non-academic scholarship. Ideal candidates will want to enhance their leadership skills and abilities.

About the Scholarship Program:

The Student Leadership Fellow for the Leadership Center is housed in the E. H. Hereford University Center. Award recipients serve as a resource and assist with forwarding the mission of the Leadership Center, the Division of Student Affairs, and The University of Texas at Arlington. The Student Leadership Fellow for the Leadership Center will shadow peer leaders within the Leadership Center learning about different programs and gaining leadership skills. The Student Leadership Fellow program is overseen by the Assistant Director of The Leadership Center.

Opportunities Include:

  • Provide programmatic and administrative support for all Leadership Center Programs including but not limited to the UTA-HOSTS! Peer Mentoring Program, Freshmen Leaders on Campus, Leadership Honors Program, UTA-Volunteers, and Alternative Breaks.

  • Promote first-year programs through marketing support, recruitment, social media and other methods of publicity.

  • Support Leadership Center staff in leadership and service program development and implementation as other collateral assignments when necessary.

  • Supports the mission, as well as all policies and procedures of the department and the university.

  • Promote leadership theory and development to create a civil, just and diverse community.

  • Meet regularly with the Leadership Center Assistant Director to discuss direction of the program, progress, and concerns.

  • Serve as a positive role model as a Student Leadership Fellow and abide by professional standards and ethics.

  • Develop credible, working relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders.

Application and Awarding:

Candidates must complete the online application and be available for an interview with Leadership Center staff. Scholarship recipients will receive a $1000 scholarship - $500 for the Fall, $500 for the Spring semesters.

Please check back in the spring to apply for these scholarships.