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    Searight Multicultural Leadership Award Application

    The endowed Searight Leadership Award shall provide need- and merit-based financial support to first-generation college students who exhibit an aptitude and an appetite for leadership. This award will provide access to the knowledge and skills that will enable graduates to become catalysts for good throughout society and within America’s corporate structure. The award will provide scholarship, travel stipend and technology access. In the students’ first year, support should be used to provide a laptop that the students can utilize for all 4 years. It is intended that a freshman receive the award and the award last for up to four (4) years. Award criteria is as follows:

    • Must be enrolled in the Searight Leadership Certificate Program
    • Must have demonstrated financial need
    • Must be a first-generation college student
    • Must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity
    • Must have demonstrated leadership potential

    Application Requirements
    • Submit the completed application.
    • Submit a copy of your high school transcript.
    •  Submit two letters of recommendation from non-related community members that can address your leadership qualities, character and personal traits, potential, and academic experiences.
    • Submit a short essay (no more than one page) explaining your interest in and qualifications for receiving this scholarship.
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