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FALL 2020 SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS WINNERS

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FALL 2020 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS!

We are proud to announce the recipients of our Fall 2020 Scholarships & Awards! While we regrettably cannot award a scholarship to each applicant, we sincerely thank all who applied. 

Academic Excellence Scholarship

Higher education is one of the most valuable investments any individual can make. It requires commitment to education and discipline to persevere through the academic rigors of undergraduate or graduate studies. The NSLS recognizes inducted members that exemplify leadership accomplishments, as well as high academic standing.

Brandy Jones Walden University

BRANDY JONES

Walden University

Charity McRae Walden University

CHARITY MCRAE

Walden University

Chazle Woodley National Louis University

CHAZLE WOODLEY

National Louis University

Dahlia Caro Delgado Community College

DAHLIA CARO

Delgado Community College

Gabriella Davila Montclair State University

GABRIELLA DAVILA

Montclair State University

Hai Pham Georgia State University

HAI PHAM

Georgia State University

Jordan Van Reeken Iona College

JORDAN VAN REEKEN

Iona College

Kimberly Grimes University of Houston Clear Lake

KIMBERLY GRIMES

University of Houston-Clear Lake

Melissa Mello University of Phoenix

MELISSA MELLO

University of Phoenix

Olivia Hubble Frostburg State University

OLIVIA HUBBLE

Frostburg State University

Rosa Juarez University of Texas of the Permian Basin

ROSA JUAREZ

University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Shaelyn Boos University of Oregon

SHAELYN BOOS

University of Oregon

Alumni Award

NSLS members excel as leaders long after they have achieved induction and graduated from college. The NSLS Foundation encourages these alumni members to continue to develop as leaders long after they leave campus,and the Alumni Award recognizes those who are living the values of NSLS in their careers.

Anna Calle University of California Santa Barbara

ANNA CALLE

University of California, Santa Barbara

Chloe Hasden High Point University

CHLOE HASDEN

High Point University

Heather Reinold University of Central Arkansas

HEATHER REINOLD

University of Central Arkansas

Imani Miles Xavier University of Louisiana

IMANI MILES

Xavier University of Louisiana

Scott Barshinger Penn State Harrisburg

SCOTT BARSHINGER

Penn State Harrisburg

Building Black Leaders Scholarship

The NSLS stands in solidarity toward a just and equitable reality for all. We support the Black community of students, families, and schools we work alongside who are adversely affected every day by systemic racism and injustice. This scholarship has been created for Black members and is a financial aid award to be used for educational purposes towards tuition, books, resources, room and board, housing, commuting, childcare, and more.

Aleezah Washington Western Illinois University

ALEEZAH WASHINGTON

Western Illinois University

Domonique Lockridge Gateway Technical College

DOMONIQUE LOCKRIDGE

Gateway Technical College

Micha Goudeau DeVry University Online

MICHA GOUDEAU

DeVry University - Online

Nika Hollingsworth SNHU

NIKA HOLLINGSWORTH

Southern New Hampshire University

Waivelle Farmer Jr Springfield College

WAIVELLE FARMER JR.

Springfield College

Dream Support Grant

The NSLS Foundation aims to empower and engage individuals in embarking upon their dreams and aspirations. We recognize that working towards a personal goal takes unlimited hard work, unyielding determination, and unbreakable courage that must defy all odds. The purpose of this grant is to support individuals in achieving their dream.

Flavia Vaduva Online Chapter

FLAVIA VADUVA

Online Chapter

Josh Gray Penn State Harrisburg

JOSH GRAY

Penn State Harrisburg

Financial Aid Materials Grant

The NSLS Foundation designates a certain amount of scholarship funds to those who are in need of financial assistance towards their undergraduate or graduate degrees. The purpose for this grant is to support endeavors for higher education and assist in extraneous academic expenses such as textbooks.

Angela Pohlen Indiana State University

ANGELA POHLEN

Indiana State University

Jesus Cervantes University of Kansas City Missouri

JESUS CERVANTES

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Johnathan Henning University of Houston

JONATHAN HENNING

University of Houston

Neil Pilaspilas University of Alaska Fairbanks

NEIL PILASPILAS

University of Alaska Anchorage

Ruben Balbuena University of California Irvine

RUBEN BALBUENA

University of California, Irvine

Healthy Living Grant

The NSLS encourages our members to strive to be the healthiest versions of themselves. Whether that means eating correctly, taking fitness classes or receiving your certification (e.g., yoga instructor, personal trainer, etc.), the NSLS wants to help you get there. The Healthy Living Grant provides financial assistance to aid in achieving your goals.

Darrien Cantelo Valley City State University

DARRIEN CANTELO

Valley City State University

Jade Griffin Lone Star College CyFair

JADE GRIFFIN

Lone Star College-CyFair

Meghan Mirabal University of New Mexico

MEGHAN MIRABAL

University of New Mexico

Nicolette Benish Florida International University

NICOLETTE BENNISH

Florida International University

Tyrus Fleetwood University of Florida

TYRUS FLEETWOOD

University of Florida

Living Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is available exclusively to members who are registered for the Executive Leadership Certification. The Executive Leadership Certification allows members to continue their leadership journey. Through the completion of an NSLS Better World project--the focus moves from Practicing Leadership to Living Leadership, from being the mentee to being the mentor. The Executive Leadership Certification explores topics like Inclusive Leadership, Unconventional Solutions, and Perspective. Further, students are tasked with organizing and completing their own NSLS Better World Project.

Abigail Sepich The George Washington University

ABIGAIL SEPICH

The George Washington University

Anna Panek St. Cloud State University

ANNA PANEK

St. Cloud State University

Medhi Lahouar SNHU

MEDHI LAHOUAR

Southern New Hampshire University

Richard James University of Phoenix

RICHARD JAMES

University of Phoenix

Sandra Battle Walden University

SANDRA BATTLE

Walden University

New Member Scholarship

New members are joining the NSLS every day, and the NSLS Foundation recognizes that many of these members will make an impact on their chapters, communities, and their own lives almost immediately. The New Member Scholarship recognizes excellent students in their first semester as NSLS members.

Alyssa Cordova Arapahoe Community College

ALYSSA CORDOVA

Arapahoe Community College

Ashlynne Springer Stephen F Austin State University

ASHLYNNE SPRINGER

Stephen F. Austin State University

Christopher Garrett Cleveland State University

CHRISTOPHER GARRETT

Cleveland State University

Jesse Yang West Virginia University

JESSE YANG

West Virginia University

Jose Altamirano The City College of New York

JOSE ALTAMIRANO

The City College of New York

Keyondra Gamble Online Chapter

KEYONDRA GAMBLE

Online Chapter

Madison Clark Southern Utah University

MADISON CLARK

Southern Utah University

Melody Williams Eastern Washington University

MELODY WILLIAMS

Eastern Washington University

Serena Bolden Lousiana State University

SERENA BOLDEN

Louisiana State University

William OBrien Lorain County Community College

WILLIAM O'BRIEN

Lorain County Community College

NSLS Little Leaders Award

The NSLS Foundation recognizes that we all have a “Little Leader” in our lives, be it your child, cousin, sibling or even a family friend, who could benefit from a program which fosters and supports their interests (e.g. academic tutoring, sports classes, foreign language classes, etc.). The Little Leaders Award pays for these programs that will help our Little Leaders grow to be well-rounded individuals who make a better world.

Alina Xia Mount Saint Marys University

ALINA XIA

Mount Saint Mary's University

Cody Gonzales Northwest Vista College

CODY GONZALES

Northwest Vista College

Dawn Nystrom Humboldt State University

DAWN NYSTROM

Humboldt State University

Monica Carloss Walden University

MONICA CARLOSS

Walden University

Nicole Manning University of Maryland Global College

NICOLE MANNING

University of Maryland Global Campus

Online Member Scholarship

The NSLS Foundation recognizes the increasing importance of online education for today’s students, whether they are pursuing their undergraduate or graduate degree, or simply taking classes to learn and better their futures. The Online Member Scholarship awards students who are enrolled in an online chapter of the NSLS.

Cailin Mitchell Walden University

CAILIN MITCHELL

Walden University

Chade Kronby University of Phoenix

CHADE KRONBY

University of Phoenix

Crystal Collette Capella University

CRYSTAL COLLETTE

Capella University

Folasade_Ofurune Walden University

FOLASADE OFURUNE

Walden University

Kyle Peres Post University

KYLE PERES

Post University

Practicing Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is available exclusively to members who are registered for the Advanced Leadership Certification. The Advanced Leadership Certification allows members to continue their leadership journey, shifting their focus from one of self-growth to service of others, from learning leadership to practicing leadership, from being the motivated to being the motivator and empowering those around them. The Advanced Leadership Certification explores topics like Diversity of Styles, Emotional Intelligence, and Leveraging Your Strengths while also outlining how to identify and secure a mentor. Further, students acquire the skills needed to navigate the challenging situations that emerge in groups through experiential, in-the-moment problem solving.

Bridget Toomey Online Chapter

BRIDGET TOOMEY

Online Chapter

Jatavion Williams Savannah State University

JATAVION WILLIAMS

Savannah State University

Jessica Gaunt SNHU

JESSICA GAUNT

Southern New Hampshire University

Kassandra Sanz Florida International University

KASSANDRA SANZ

Florida International University

Kayla Kuni University of South Florida

KAYLA KUNI

University of South Florida

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