Emerging Leaders Program

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What is the Emerging Leaders Program?

The VCU Emerging Leaders Program is a selective one-year scholarship program that recognizes and supports the development and engagement of emerging student leaders at the university. Spaces in the Emerging Leaders Program are granted to 44 highly-qualified incoming first-year students from Virginia. ELP students will take part in a leadership experience through curricular and co-curricular programs that develop young leaders. The program will match an incoming student with a second-year mentor who will guide them throughout their first-year at VCU and throughout their ELP leadership experience.  Most importantly, the Emerging Leaders Program becomes a tight-knit family for the first-year students and kick starts their journey to leadership and success at VCU and beyond!

Want to learn more?

Hear about the ELP experience from some of our amazing students in the video below. More information for prospective students can be found in the "Prospective Students" link above.

Program Contact:

Rebecca Halligan, Assistant Director
1000 W. Grace Street
Box 842548
P: (804) 827-4569
E: rshalligan@vcu.edu

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Thank you for your interest in VCU LEAD.  All of our spaces in the program are filled for the 2019-202 academic year.   We will reopen our applications in October for the 2020-2021 year.  Please contact leadllp@vcu.edu with any questions.