The mission of the General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center, housed at NC State University, is to “inspire, educate, and develop values-based leaders who are committed to personal integrity, professional ethics, and selfless service”. They generally conduct scholarship programs, executive forums, and youth outreach programs.
This is one of the USA’s most prestigious scholarships for student leaders. It is awarded to an entering freshman, valued at $10,000 per year, renewable upon satisfactory academic progress and leadership involvement. High school seniors should complete the application and mail it so that it arrives in the General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center office no later than 5:00 p.m. November 1 of each year. By December 18 the Gen. Hugh Shelton Scholarship Selection Committee will notify semi-finalists of the need to apply to the university admissions office and to complete additional information. (Students may wish to apply earlier to N. C. State). The Gen. Hugh Shelton National Student Leadership Scholarship Selection Committee will notify finalists by February 1, to participate in a personal interview in mid-February.
Please review this link for more information!