Centennial Leaders Scholarship Program
The Centennial Leaders program is a scholarship and leadership program for first semester freshman. It is designed to equip and apply leadership skills in order to excel in campus and community leadership roles.
The Hutchens/SGA Centennial Leaders Scholarship is a two-year scholarship program jointly funded by a generous donation from the Hutchens family and a matching contribution by the students at Missouri State. The scholarship ranges in value from $1,250 - $2,500 per year depending on financial need. The program is designed to recognize deserving students who exhibit outstanding leadership potential. The successful applicant will excel in three of the four areas of student involvement:
Visit the Hutchens/SGA Centennial Leaders Scholarship page for scholarship details and requirements.
In addition to receiving the scholarship, scholars will participate in the Missouri State sponsored Centennial Leaders Program. Students will experience a plethora of opportunities and experiences that are exclusive to the program.
The first year of the Centennial Leaders Program is designed to integrate the students into the campus. The first year program includes the following aspects:
The second year designed for the sophomore level scholarship recipients encourages them to pursue campus and community leadership roles.
How to apply
Centennial Leaders Facilitators
During Centennial Leaders participants' first year requirements they will complete a ropes course and leadership program. The leadership program component is led by older students and gives the scholarship participants perspective on leadership and values. The facilitators for this program take responsibility for helping plan session content, leading sessions, and working with students as they develop. Facilitators gain valuable skills in leadership development, small group communication, program facilitation, and planning. Any student interested in applying to be a Centennial Leaders Facilitator should follow the link below and the instructions therein.
Applications open in April 2018!