Eagle Scholars Program

Leadership, Community, Experience

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.

We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2018 incoming Freshmen class. Your completed application can be scanned and emailed to eaglescholars@liberty.edu.

Apply for the Eagle Scholars Program

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Recent Eagle Scholar Events


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

Benefits

  • Priority early registration for classes
  • Personal development to prepare you for university leadership opportunities (Prayer Leaders, Resident Assistants, Student Government, etc.)
  • Professional development training to increase the likelihood of internships and employment.

Program Agenda

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


Semester 1 (Fall): Connecting with others

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

Semester 2 (Spring): Self Leadership

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

Semester 3 (Fall): Leading Others

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

Semester 4 (Spring): Changing Culture

  • Ministry outreach in Washington, D.C., New York, and Lynchburg, VA.
  • Independent group projects and small class settings

Eligibility

  • Residential, undergraduate, new students with an unweighted high school GPA. of 3.3 or higher and 1180 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

  • Complete program application
  • Maintain 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Complete the following required courses:
    • Connecting With Others (ESLP 101) 
    • Self Leadership (ESLP 102)
    • Leading Others (ESLP 201)
    • Changing Culture (ESLP 202)
  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1:05-1:55 p.m. must remain open on your schedule for ESLP courses.

    • Beginning the first day of class, you will meet every other Monday as a large group.
    • Beginning the second week of classes, you 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 & Staff

Frank DiGregorio, Program Coordinator

Frank DiGregorio
Coordinator

Dr. Roger Mackey
Curriculum Developer

Dr. Kahlib Fischer
Professor


Contact

(434) 592-5601
eaglescholars@liberty.edu


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