Influential Leader Scholarship


The Influential Leader Scholarship is for School of Education students who have the potential to be influential leaders in their communities.

Scholarship Award

Award recipients will receive a scholarship amount of $2,500. Award recipients will receive credit for their past, current, or future tuition bill.  


  • Must be a current SOE student or returning student
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program
  • Complete scholarship application
  • Written Statement:
    • In 500-words or less, articulate the intentional steps you have taken since you started your School of Education program to become an influential leader in your field.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA requirement
  • Must have a minimum of 3-remaining-units to complete in academic program, with the exception of Ed.D students
  • Unofficial transcript
  • First-generation college student
  • Demonstrated financial need


  1. Student submits scholarship application materials before the set deadline.
  2. Scholarship recipients are notified via email.


Summer 2022

Application Due March 31, 2022
Scholarship Notifications April 8, 2022