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Leadership, Community, Experience

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.

Recruiting for the incoming Fall 2016 class of Eagle Scholars has concluded. If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact our Coordinator at eaglescholars@liberty.edu


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. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1:05-1:55 p.m. must remain open on student's schedule for ESLP courses.  Students will meet every other Monday as a large group (beginning the first day of class). Beginning the second week of classes, students will meet in small groups on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday. Keeping Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1:05-1:55 p.m. open will ensure that you are able to add your small group and allow for the large group session.


Faculty

Frank DiGregorio, Program Coordinator

Frank DiGregorio
Coordinator

Dr. Roger Mackey
Academic Lead

Dr. Kahlib Fischer
Professor