General Hugh Shelton National Student Leadership Scholarship

The General Hugh Shelton Leadership Center is pleased to offer for the 8th year a major 4-year college scholarship. Each year one emerging  student leader has been awarded essentially a full scholarship for all 4 years to NC State University. Next year’s winner could be from your school or 4-H Club!!! 

The mission of the General Hugh Shelton Leadership Center, housed at N.C.State University, is to “inspire, educate, and develop values-based leaders who are committed to personal integrity, professional ethics and selfless service”.  They conduct scholarship programs, executive forums, and youth outreach programs annualy.  Through the General Hugh Shelton National Student Leadership Scholarship, the Center is trying to identify and reward America’s most outstanding high school student leader.  The type of student leaders who are involved in 4-H are exactly the ones who may be qualified and interested in pursuing this scholarship, valued at $10,000 per year(and renewable), plus an annual $2,000 stipend for external  leadership experiences such as study abroad.

The following website will provide a description of the scholarship, the criteria and the application, which is due this year by Nov. 1. Please share this with 4-H members from your clubs or other outstanding student leaders you may know in the community.