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Penn State Behrend Leadership Scholarship Application

The Division of Student Affairs awards several leadership scholarships to members of first year class. The deadline for Fall 2018 new students is February 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM.  Criteria for awards are based on applicants demonstrating a strong commitment to leadership in their high schools or pre-college experiences as evidenced by their co-curricular activities as well as excellent potential for engaging in leadership positions at Penn State Behrend. Leadership Scholarship awards average $1,000 to $1,500. For further information about Leadership Scholarships, please contact Dr. Ken Miller, Senior Director of Campus Planning and Student Affairs, at 814-898-6111.

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Student Information

Parent Information
If either of your parents is employed by either the Erie Insurance Group or the First National Bank of Pennsylvania, please indicate which company and his/her name in the space provided:


Explanation of Participation:

Please indicate the number of hours per week you participated / volunteered in your school, in your community and place of worship. If additional space is required, please email a resume of activities to Dr. Ken Miller, Director of Student Affairs.

Number of Hours Per Week


School and Community
Community Service Activities
Other Activities (include work experience)

Essay Question:

Developing strong leadership skills is an important part of the college experience. Explain how the leadership skills you have developed through your high school experiences have prepared you to positively impact the Penn State Behrend community. What specific skills have you developed as a result of your pre-college experiences? In what ways do you intend to improve your leadership skills as student at Penn State Behrend? As a student leader at Penn State Behrend, how do you think you will contribute to improving the campus environment for other students?

Please limit your response to no more than 1,000 words.

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