Newsome Melton Student Leadership Scholarship

Newsome Melton awards a $1,500 scholarship to a deserving student leader twice per year in the spring and fall. The deadline to apply for the Spring 2019 scholarship is December 15, 2019.

Please write 500 to 1,000 words on one of the following topics. Applicants must submit a PDF version of their essay using the application form on the right side of this page.

How has your personal, academic, or community experience shaped you as a leader?
What is the role of a leader?
How do you envision your leadership experience helping you in your future career?

Eligible students must meet these criteria:

3.0 GPA
History of leadership at school or in the community;
Enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college or university;
Complete essay on one of the topics listed below;
Submit unofficial transcript;
Submit resume documenting leadership experience, training, and accomplishments; and
Agree to the terms and conditions.

Fill out the application on the right side of the web page when you enter the site to apply for the scholarship.