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What are the Criteria for Selection?

To qualify for the scholarship, students must:

  1. Demonstrate by their record of performance and through recommendations that they are truly ambitious, talented, and enthusiastic in their academic and extracurricular activities.
  2. Exhibit leadership traits, to be honed by their academic studies, that are predictive of their capacity to emerge as tomorrow's leaders - leaders in their communities, businesses and professions.
  3. Demonstrate extraordinary skills, talents, curiosity to learn and grow, good moral character and unique characteristics that distinguish them from their peers. Manifest ethical behavior and good moral character at all times and in all circumstances. 
  4. Demonstrate academic interest and achievement by attaining a grade point average of 3.0 or better in an academic program rich in core subjects.  Students with higher academic averages will not be given preference until the personal traits mentioned above have been demonstrated.