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FALL 2022 SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS WINNERS

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FALL 2022 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS!

We're proud to announce the recipients of our Fall 2022 Scholarships & Awards! While we regrettably can't award a scholarship to each applicant, we sincerely thank all who applied. 

Academic Excellence Scholarship

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

Ashley Andrade

ASHLEY ANDRADE

Wake Technical Community College

Ryeim Ansaf

RYEIM ANSAF

Colorado State University Pueblo

Geri Bakushi

GERI BAKUSHI

Cleveland State University

Lori Bushey

LORI BUSHEY

University of Central Missouri

Marianna Coelho

MARIANNA COELHO UCHOA

Michigan State University

Danjuma Daniel

DANJUMA DANIEL

Northcentral University

Jomarie Honcoop

JOMARIE HONCOOP

University of Denver

Jessica King

JESSICA KING

Fullerton College

Javier Martinez

JAVIER MARTINEZ

University of South Carolina

Monica Peña-Villegas

MONICA PEÑA-VILLEGAS

Northcentral University

Annis Angel Arockia Raj

ANNIS ANGEL AROCKIA RAJ

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Raymond Steven

RAYMOND STEVEN

National Online Chapter

Alumni Award

NSLS members continue to excel as leaders long after they've achieved induction and graduated from college. The NSLS Foundation encourages honor society alumni to nurture lifelong leadership skills, and the Alumni Award recognizes those who are living the values of the NSLS in their lives and careers beyond campus.

Anthony Castillo

ANTHONY CASTILLO

Texas State University

Joselyn Esobal-Luea

JOSELYN ESCOBAL-LUEA

Northcentral University

Stephanie Espie

STEPHANIE ESPIE

University of Delaware

Yaniris Molina

YANIRIS MOLINA

University of Puerto Rico-Humacao

Joli Vidal

JOLI VIDAL

Stony Brook University

Dream Support Grant

The NSLS Foundation aims to empower and engage individuals as they embark on fulfilling their potential. We recognize that working toward 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.

Nasiyah Isra-UI

NASIYAH ISRA-UI

Liberty University

Veronica Ortega

VERONICA ORTEGA

Miami Dade College

Kamau Pruitt

KAMAU PRUITT

California State University, Northridge

DaShon Rivers

DASHON RIVERS

University of Miami

Financial Aid Materials Grant

The NSLS Foundation designates a certain amount of scholarship funds each year to support undergraduate or graduate students in need of financial assistance. The purpose of this grant is to support higher-education endeavors such as special projects and research, as well as to provide assistance for academic expenses.

Melissa Arechiga

MELISSA ARECHIGA

Columbia Basin College

Bonnie Jean Burke

BONNIE JEAN BURKE

Devry University - Southern California

Chad Carlton

CHAD CARLTON

Western Governors University

Nichole Catania

NICHOLE CATANIA

Southern New Hampshire University

Sydney Crane

SYDNEY CRANE

Northcentral University

Pooria Dehghanian

POORIA DEHGHANIAN

Texas A&M University

Shelby Herren

SHELBY HERREN

East Central University

Sophia Naugle

SOPHIA NAUGLE

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Casey Ouellette

CASEY OUELLETTE

Southern New Hampshire University

Andrea Prieto

ANDREA PRIETO

Miami Dade College

Healthy Living Grant

The NSLS encourages our members to strive to be the healthiest versions of themselves. Whether that means managing stress and self-care, staying active through daily movement, or pursuing certification as a yoga instructor or personal trainer, the NSLS supports students' holistic well-being. The Healthy Living Grant provides financial assistance to aid individuals on their unique wellness journey.

Jason Canavaggio

JASON CANAVAGGIO

Southern Crescent Technical College

Felicia George

FELICIA GEORGE

University of Denver

Tracy Keyser

TRACY KEYSER

Capella University

Mathew Martinez

MATHEW MARTINEZ

University of West Florida

Dorvie Onfoula

DORVIE ONFOULA

Methodist University

Emily Rabinowitz

EMILY RABINOWITZ

University of Connecticut

Krystyna Sheppard

KRYSTYNA SHEPPARD

Front Range Community College - Boulder

Rachel Sleeth

RACHEL SLEETH

Penn State Altoona

Michael Ybarra

MICHAEL YBARRA

University of the Incarnate Word

Grant Yelverton

GRANT YELVERTON

Purdue University Global

Little Leaders Award

The NSLS Foundation recognizes the “Little Leaders” in the lives of our members who could benefit from support for a special interest, academic program, or activity. The Little Leaders Award helps a member's child, sibling, cousin, or family friend pursue a passion while growing into a future leader who makes a better world.

Wendy Magdaleno

WENDY MAGDALENO

Saddleback College

Joseph Navarre

JOSEPH NAVARRE

Capella University

Justin Park

JUSTIN PARK

Liberty University

Jazette Tellez

JAZETTE TELLEZ

Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Edward Wilmore

EDWARD WILMORE

Middle Georgia State University

Living Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is available exclusively to members who are continuing their leadership journey as a registered participant of our Executive Leadership Certification. Through the completion of this program, members shift from being the mentee to being the mentor and from practicing leadership to living it. The Executive Leadership Certification explores topics like inclusive leadership, unconventional solutions, and expanding perspective. Further, students are responsible for planning, organizing, and completing their own NSLS Better World Project as a program capstone.

Courtney Coleman

COURTNEY COLEMAN

National Online Chapter

Nicholas Cruz

NICHOLAS CRUZ

Broward College

Wesley Huston

WESLEY HUSTON

University of Phoenix

Jermaine King

JERMAINE KING

Aspen University

Hillary Ramsey

HILLARY RAMSEY

Western Governors 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 honors excellent students in their first semester as NSLS members.

Alex Bastante

ALEX BASTANTE

William Paterson University

Donavan Butler

DONAVAN BUTLER

Northeast Lakeview College

Amanda Cheatham

AMANDA CHEATHAM

University of Arkansas -  Fort Smith

Sterling Eubanks

STERLING EUBANKS

Devry University - Online

Jason Edgar

JASON EDGAR

Southern New Hampshire University

Samuel Erkkila

SAMUEL ERKKILA

Michigan Technological University

Valeria Garcia

VALERIA GARCIA

New York City College of Technology

William Grinstead

WILLIAM GRINSTEAD

University of North Georgia

Tauhidul Islam

TAUHIDUL ISLAM

Borough of Manhattan Community College

Montaha Osman

MONTAHA OSMAN

Hudson County Community College

Ryan Stockton

RYAN STOCKTON

Coastline College

Online Member Scholarship

The NSLS Foundation recognizes the vital importance of online education opportunities for today’s students, whether they're remotely pursuing a 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.

Alaa-Adeen Ahmad

ALAA-ADEEN AHMAD

Capella University

Macie Call

MACIE CALL

Western Governors University

Phillip Diaz

PHILLIP DIAZ

University of Phoenix

Anthony Galvez Ramirez

ANTHONY GALVEZ RAMIREZ

Miami Dade College

Sandy Gutierrez

SANDY GUTIERREZ

Aspen University

Morgan Hanson

MORGAN HANSON

DeVry University - Texas

Melody Hay

MELODY HAY

Purdue University Global

Lacey Lober

LACEY LOBER

National Online Chapter

Morgan Peters

MORGAN PETERS

Western Governors University

Jenny Sandbo

JENNY SANDBO

Western Governors University

Practicing Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is available exclusively to NSLS members who are registered for the Advanced Leadership Certification. This program allows members to continue their leadership journey, shifting their focus self-growth to service of others as they motivate and empower those around them. The Advanced Leadership Certification explores topics like diversity of leadership styles, emotional intelligence, and leveraging personal strengths, while also outlining how to identify and secure a mentor. Further, students acquire the skills needed to navigate challenging situations that emerge across teams through experiential, in-the-moment problem solving.

Mohala Johnson

MOHALA JOHNSON

Southern New Hampshire University

Morgan Lee

MORGAN LEE

Capella University

Hellencathy Mathias

HELLENCATHY MATHIAS

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bradley Molnar

BRADLEY MOLNAR

Thiel College

Miguel Viveros Chavez

MIGUEL VIVEROS CHAVEZ

Portland Community College

United By Purpose: Building Equitable Leaders

The United by Purpose: Building Equitable Leaders Scholarship supports the NSLS’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity. Our organization aims to develop leaders who foster a sense of belonging for everyone, with careful attention to the ways race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, and socioeconomic status can impact both who has a seat at the table and who feels welcome to be there. We support our entire community as we work alongside all who are adversely affected every day in large and small ways by forms of systemic injustice.

Randall Baker

RANDALL BAKER

University of Phoenix

Natalia Chancafe

NATALIA CHANCAFE

New York Institute of Technology

Charles Ibitamuno

CHARLES IBITAMUNO

Union College

Kori MarshallPeppy

KORI MARSHALLPEPPY

Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus

JuliAnne Miller

JULIANNE MILLER

Middle Georgia State University

Nicole Palmer

NICOLE PALMER

Metropolitan State University, St. Paul

Janice Perez Gomez

JANICE PEREZ-GOMEZ

Suffolk University

Rex Sharkey

REX SHARKEY

Capella University

Amber Tanner-Allen

AMBER TANNER-ALLEN

Front Range Community College

Nicole Tong

NICOLE TONG

Southern New Hampshire University

United By Purpose: A Challenge for Equality for All

This scholarship recognizes NSLS members who are using their voices to empower themselves and others to make the world more equitable. The NSLS United By Purpose: A Challenge for Equality for All Scholarship provides financial support to teams of NSLS members who are engaged in efforts to meaningfully create or promote more inclusive and just communities.

David Cary

DAVID CARY

Columbia Southern University

Daniel Geurkink

DANIEL GEURKINK

Coastline Community College

Christina Jones

CHRISTINA JONES

Northcentral University

Kacy Norman

KACY NORMAN

Utah Valley University

Sarah Perez

SARAH PEREZ

Western Governors University

Chapter of the Year

Each year, the NSLS recognizes one chapter for the impact it's had on both its members and the broader community. This prestigious award is presented to a chapter that continuously demonstrates excellent leadership for its members, campus, and community. Additional standout chapters are recognized with the Distinguished Chapter Award.

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WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY

Chapter of the Year

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Distinguished Chapter Award

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Distinguished Chapter Award

Advisor of the Year

NSLS Chapter Advisors are vital to the development, perpetuation, and strength of the NSLS mission. Not only are they mentors and leaders to the Executive Board and local chapter members, but they also serve as liaisons with campus administration. Each year the NSLS recognizes one Advisor who truly exemplifies the NSLS mission and goes above and beyond expectations. Additional standout Advisors are honored with a Distinguished Advisor Award.

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MARGIT BEASLEY

Lone Star College CyFair

Advisor of the Year

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STACEY MALARET

University of Central Florida

Distinguished Advisor Award

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DONNA MINNICH SPUHLER

William Paterson University of New Jersey

Distinguished Advisor Award

SPRING 2023 APPLICATION SEASON OPENS IN JANUARY