Tate Leadership Scholars


​Apply To Be a Scholar

The application is available and will be due by September 1, 2017. Apply today! 


  • Tate Leadership Scholars are selected based upon their organizational involvement, interpersonal skills and commitment to program goals. Applicants should:
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student, remain in good standing with the institution, and maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Be a second- or third-year student during the 2017-2018 year 
  • Commit to completing the one-year leadership program 
  • Be in a positional or non-positional leadership role within an organization which does not receive advisement support from an office or department within Student Affairs

Scholar Expectations

  • Attend bi-weekly seminars throughout the 2017-2018 academic year 
  • Participate in one-on-one meetings with the Coordinator and/or Graduate Assistant for Student Activities & Involvement once per semester, or as needed
  • Identify and develop relationships with a community mentor throughout the development and implementation of the passion project
  • Complete regular planning and reflection assignments 
  • Spend time outside of seminar meetings independently working toward project goals
  • Develop a culmination presentation documenting the outcomes of the passion project, steps for continued progress, etc. to community mentors, administrators, alumni, and other guest


The 2017-2018 cohort of Tate Leadership Scholars will have opportunities to engage with faculty, administrative leaders, alumni, and members of the Athens-Clarke County community.  Members of the cohort will be provided discounted/free participation in the Collegiate Leadership Conference (CLC) on February 3, 2018 and other leadership opportunities as set by the curriculum. Participants will also become active members of a network of peer leaders across the UGA campus. Tate Leadership Scholars will have an opportunity to develop leadership skills impacting the UGA and/or Athens community.

Application Process

Please respond to each of the sections of the Tate Leadership Scholars application in the following pages.  You will need to provide a copy of your resume.  This information will be utilized in the application and selection process, as well as during the program for individuals who are selected to participate in the program. Applications are due by 11:59pm on September 1, 2017.


Up to 20 students will be selected to participate in the Tate Leadership Scholars 2017-2018 cohort.  Successful applicants will be notified by September 11, 2017.

Please direct any questions to Lori Crawford at lori.crawford@uga.edu.