Bonner Leader Program

Be a Bonner Leader

The Bear Bonner Leader Program, coordinated by the Center for Community Engagement, is part of a national network of 80 campuses across the country, supported by the Bonner Foundation. This four-year program engages students in civic learning, one-on-one and small-group mentoring relationships, collaborative and cross-cultural problem-solving experiences, ample opportunities for reflection and skill building, and financial support.

As Bonner Leaders commit to the program for the duration of their college career, they will build strong relationships with the CCE's community partners, activating all pillars of the university's public affairs mission and strengthening the off-campus community. These relationship return a wealth of professional guidance, skill building and mentorship from outstanding members of the community. We encourage you to apply now and a Bonner Leader. Explore the path below to see how your college path will look as Bonner Leader at Missouri State, then make sure you're aware of the requirements and expectations.

Bonner Leader Path: Start, First-year Explore, 2nd-Year Gain Experience, Third-Year Be an Example, Fourth-Year Achieve Expertise