Tate Leadership Scholars


​Apply To Be a Scholar

Tate Leadership Scholars for the 2018-2019 cohort have been selected. If you are interested in being notified when the application becomes available for the 2019-2020 cohort, please email involvement@uga.edu.


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 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 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 guests


Biweekly meetings will be scheduled on Tuesdays from 5-6 p.m. in the Tate Student Center on the following dates:

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 


The 2018-2019 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 16, 2019 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 accepted on a rolling basis until the first meeting.


Up to 20 students will be selected to participate in the Tate Leadership Scholars 2018-2019 cohort.  Successful applicants will be notified by prior to the first meeting.