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Powell Leadership Scholarships

The Powell Leadership Scholarships are provided by Michael and Jane Powell (85). Mr and Mrs Powell are active and engaged alumni of William & Mary who meet with the scholarship recipients and provide mentorship to emerging leaders.
Powell Leadership Scholar (incoming freshman)
This one-time merit-based scholarship will be given to an incoming freshman who has displayed leadership in high school within the context of clubs, sports teams, student government, and other outside activities. Please submit a list of activities and an essay of up to 1,000 words that describes how your involvement has contributed to your understanding of effective leadership. Include your name, address, telephone, and email address in your application.
2023 Award: $2,200 Application Deadline: June 1, 2023
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Previous Recipients
2017 Jack Sanchez
2018 Madison Humphries
2019 Claire Wyszynski
2020 Anna Glass
2021 Emma Weber 
2022 Ryan Cody 

Powell Leadership Scholars (rising junior)
This one-time merit-based award will be given to a rising junior who has demonstrated leadership during their first two years at William & Mary. Please submit a resume and cover letter (or up to 500 words) that describes how your college experiences (both academic and experiential) have contributed to your exploration of leadership.
2023 Award: $2,200
Deadline: April 21, 2023, by 5 pm to Drew Stelljes at [[adstel]].

Previous Recipients
2017 Rebecca Beale
2018 William Elkins
2019 Keyyatta Bonds
2020 Bryce Earley 
2021 Jaxson Turner