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Eagle Scholars Program

Mission

The Eagle Scholars Program provides high achieving students the training necessary for personal and professional development to become leaders throughout college and beyond. This program fosters a sense of community, improves academic knowledge, and provides leadership and professional experience.


Benefits

  1. Priority early registration for classes
  2. Personal development to prepare students for University leadership opportunities (Prayer Leaders, Resident Assistants, Student Government, etc.)
  3. Professional development training to increase likelihood of internships and employment

Recent Eagle Scholar Events

Eagle Scholars compete in challenges at the Master's Inn.

Program Agenda

Each semester has a specific theme, event and trip or service project.

1st Semester (Fall): Connecting with others

  • Trips to D.C.
  • Large and Small group class settings
  • Christmas Banquet

2nd Semester (Spring): Self Leadership

  • Mid-semester retreat at Master's Inn (paint ball, ropes course, etc.)
  • Large and Small group class settings
  • End of Spring Celebration

3rd Semester (Fall): Leading Others

  • Move in event for new Eagle Scholars
  • Service projects on and around the Liberty University campus
  • Independent group projects and small class settings

4th Semester (Spring): Changing Culture

  • Ministry outreach in D.C., NY, and Lynchburg
  • Independent group projects and small class settings 

Eligibility

  • Residential, undergraduate, new students with an unweighted high school G.P.A. of 3.3 or higher and 1100 SAT or 24 ACT
  • High-achieving students who desire leadership and professional development
  • Proactive, career-minded students with a teachable spirit
  • Incoming students who have been accepted into the Honors program are not eligible for the Eagle Scholars Program

Requirements

  1. Complete program application
  2. Maintain 3.0 or higher GPA
  3. Complete required courses:
    • ESLP 101 - Connecting With Others
    • ESLP 102 - Self Leadership
    • ESLP 201 - Leading Others
    • ESLP 202 - Changing Culture
  4. Participate in University-sponsored trips/events such as:
    • Leadership Institute
    • Fox News Headquarters
    • National Geographic Headquarters
    • International Justice Mission (IJM)
    • National Community Church
    • American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
    • Values Voters Summit
    • Institute for Humane Studies
    • Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)
    • Armed Forces Communication and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
    • Center for Christian Statesmanship (Evangelism on Capitol Hill)

Apply for Eagle Scholars Program

*The application process is closed for the Fall 2014 semester.*


Contact

Frank DiGregorio, Program CoordinatorFrank DiGregorio
Coordinator, Eagle Scholars Program
(434) 592-5601
eaglescholars@liberty.edu