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Leadership Scholars

Congratulations on being named a Leadership Scholar! 

Your selection for this exceptional honor, especially during a year in which we received a record number of applications, speaks not only to your strong academic achievement, but also to your character and potential as a leader on our campus. We’re excited to welcome you into the Orange family.

For students entering in fall 2022, the Leadership Scholarship covers half tuition for the length of your program (4 or 5 years), adjusted annually based on the cost of tuition. *

As a Leadership Scholar, you are invited to apply for admission into the Reneé Crown University Honors Program.The application deadline is April 15 and you will receive a decision by April 23.

Apply for the Honors Program

*For students entering Syracuse University prior to fall 2022, the Leadership Scholarship amount is $28,000 annually for the duration of your program (4 or 5 years).

You’re Invited

Campus Events for Leadership Scholars

Leadership Scholars Spring Reception

Celebrate your selection as a prestigious Leadership Scholar, learn what makes Syracuse special and meet students and faculty in your home school or college. This event includes a Welcome and student panel, campus tour, lunch in the Stadium and a session with your school or college.

You're also invited to join us the night before for an exclusive dinner and dessert with your home college.

Please check your email for an invitation with registration information.

Leadership Scholars Spring Reception Schedule

Sunday, April 10

Time   Event Location
5:30 – 6 p.m. Check-in   Stadium    
6 – 7 p.m. Welcome and Dinner: Have dinner in the Stadium alongside other students and families from your home college.   Stadium
7 – 8 p.m. Dessert: Join faculty and staff from your home college for a dessert reception as they celebrate your achievement as a leadership scholar.   Staff will lead you to your dessert location  

Monday, April 11

Time   Event Location
8:30-9 a.m. Check-in: Refreshments will be available   Life Sciences Complex Atrium  
9:15 a.m. Welcome: Join fellow admitted students and families for a warm welcome that includes an introduction to academic and campus life   Hendricks Chapel
10 a.m. College Sessions: Academic deans, faculty and students will present program facilities and opportunities. Dually admitted students may attend the morning college session of their choice. Groups will be escorted to the Stadium at the conclusion of the College Session.   Staff will lead you to your college location
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lunch and Campus Life Exposition: Enjoy lunch at the Stadium. Visit with representatives of the colleges, campus departments and student organizations.   Stadium
12:45 p.m. Campus Tour Option 1 Stadium  
1-2:30 p.m. Campus Tour Option 2 (leaves every 15 minutes)   Life Sciences Complex Atrium
1-3 p.m. Design your Afternoon: Visit another college or learn more about campus resources.  

Shuttle service from main campus to the Skytop parking lot is offered noon – 4:30 p.m. Shuttles depart from College Place.

Virtual Events for Leadership Scholars

Renée Crown University Honors Program for Leadership Scholars Virtual Session

Tuesday, April 5 at 7 p.m. ET

In recognition of your academic achievement as Leadership Scholar, we're excited to have you learn more about the Renée Crown University Honors Program and the application process. We'll be joined by Honors staff and current students who will share about this unique and academically-engaging program.

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Events for All Admitted Students

From campus visits to virtual student panels and everything in between, we hope you will join us for an admitted student event this spring.