Tate Leadership Scholars


​Apply To Be a Scholar

The application is available and will be due by 11:59 pm on September 8, 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 guests


Wednesday, September 20, 2017                                                                             
Wednesday, October 4, 207 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 

All meetings are scheduled from 5-6:30pm in Tate Student Center.


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 11:59  pm on September 8, 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.