Tate Leadership Scholars


​Apply To Be a Scholar

Interested in joining the Tate Leadership Scholars next year?

  • The timeline for applications for the 2017-2018 academic year will be announced here once those dates are available.


The elite cohort of student leaders will have opportunities to engage with faculty, administrative leaders at the University, successful alumni, and members of the Athens-Clarke County community.  Members of the cohort will be provided discounted/free participation in the Georgia Collegiate Leadership Conference (GCLC) 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.


The Tate Leadership Scholars are selected based upon their organizational involvement, interpersonal skills and commitment to program goals. Applicants should:

  • Be nominated and selected through an application process;
  • Be rising sophomores or juniors;
  • Be in good standing with the institution and maintain a 3.0 GPA;
  • Be committed to completing the one-year program;
  • And show a strong commitment to the goals and mission of the program.

Scholar Expectations

  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings (Expectations are: approximately two 2 hour meetings per month)
  • Attend other certain function (campus presentations, conferences) as designated by the advisor as the group moves forward
  • Participate in social and educational events
  • Be enrolled on campus during the entire 2017-2018 academic year
  • Fully immerse themselves in the leadership opportunities provided, fully engage with peers, and contribute to the greater campus community.

Selection Process

Applications are invited from individuals who are currently active members of registered student organizations at UGA. A committee composed of at least three members of the Tate Student Center staff will review applications and follow-up via email with qualified individuals.