Leadership Engagement Scholarships

Leadership Engagement Scholarships | Dean of Students Office 
The Dean of Students Office stewards a collection of Leadership Engagement Scholarships designed to lessen various cost barriers associated with extracurricular involvement at U-M. Emerging and established student leaders with financial need are encouraged to apply. 

Eligibility requirements:

  • Maintain part-time or full-time enrollment at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor during the semester(s) in which they receive an LES award 
  • Currently hold (or aspire to hold) a leadership role in a campus-based student organization


Available Scholarships:

The amount awarded to each qualified student will be determined based on available funds. Students have historically been awarded ~$1000 per scholarship for Fall and Winter semesters.

Criteria  Scholarship
Need-based scholarships for participation in leadership positions in extra-curricular activities Souza Family Leadership Scholarship Fund
Preference for students holding Central Student Government or LSA Student Government leadership positions Student Government Leadership Scholarship
Student leaders focused on mental wellness and LGBTQ+ issues on campus Linda Pritz and Robert C. Boynton Leadership Scholarship
Full-time enrollment and study abroad focus Wartell Family Scholarship
Preference for first-generation students  Yuna and Sewon Kang Leadership Engagement Scholarship Fund

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