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Leadership Scholarship (6 Full-Tuition Scholarships)

This is your chance to earn one of six DeSales University full-tuition scholarships. The leadership scholarship is offered to six students who have shown outstanding leadership in their high school careers and who plan to continue to develop those skills at DeSales.

How to Apply

To be considered, complete a written essay—Tell us about your character and leadership experience by selecting one of the following leadership traits and writing an essay (500 words or less) on that selected trait:

  • Courage

  • Humanity

  • Justice

  • Temperance

  • Wisdom

  • Transcendence

Sorry, the 2019 Leadership Scholarship Application is now closed.

Looking to come to DeSales in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021? Check back in Fall 2020 for information about the 2020 Leadership Scholarship Application.

Learn more about some of our past winners:

Full Tuition Leadership Scholarship: Deadline to Apply is 12/1

by Kristin Laudenslager Nov 29, 2018
"Honestly, I would recommend everyone to take the opportunity — take the time to write the essay, because you never know!" - Averi Jordan, Class of 2022 and winner of a Leadership Scholarship
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The leadership scholarship is an
opportunity given to any student who is

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applying to DeSales and wants to go here
and you have a variety of different

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topics to choose from.
I chose courage. You just write a

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little essay about something that
happened in your life that shows you

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have courage. I never thought I would get
it in a million years and I wrote it

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just fingers crossed and the interview
went well and I ended up getting it.

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Honestly I would recommend everyone to
take the opportunity, take the time to

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write the essay because you never know.
Averi Jordan, Class of 2022 talks about winning one of the DeSales Leadership scholarships. 

This Saturday, December 1 is the deadline to apply for one of six full tuition DeSales Leadership Scholarships. 

"Honestly, I would recommend everyone to take the opportunity — take the time to write the essay, because you never know!" says past winner Averi Jordan, Class of 2022.

The Leadership scholarship is offered to six students who have shown outstanding leadership in their high school careers and who plan to continue to develop those skills at DeSales.

If you know any high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership and character, please encourage them to apply today!

Learn more and apply now