Strada Presidential Leadership Scholarship


Funded by the Strada Education Network, the Strada Presidential Leadership Scholarship focuses on investment in the next generation of leaders. Through this scholarship program, recipients will be provided leadership development, academic support and critical social engagement resulting in positive postsecondary learning opportunities that lead to meaningful career pathways for Strada Scholars. Strada recognizes the importance of HBCUs in providing economic and social mobility to America’s next generation of leaders and undertakes this Initiative to provide institutional and systemic improvements for the participating institutions and the students they serve.

Recipients Receive:

  • $7,000 per year (4 years)
  • $1,200 per year (3 years) for Internships
  • $1,200 per year (3 years) for Leadership Development


  • 3.5 unweighted cumulative high school GPA
  • Recipients must be Entering Freshmen
  • Enrollment and maintain good standing in the Honors College (Apply to the Honors College)
  • Recipients must be full-time students
  • Recipients agree to:
    • Participate in leadership development opportunities annually/regionally
    • Participate in mentoring and career coaching throughout academic tenure
    • Participate in internships or other work-based learning experiences
    • Willingly engage with Strada and its system of record, providing testimonials and experiences
    • Share testimonials and experiences
    • Be a changemaker who anticipates and engages with University Administration to build creative solutions