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 the 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.
2021 Award: $2,200
2021 Deadline: June 13, 2021 by 5 pm
Submit to: Drew Stelljes at [[adstel]].
The 2017 recipient of the scholarship: Jack Sanchez
The 2018 recipient of the scholarship: Madison Humphries
The 2019 recipient of the scholarship: Claire Wyszynski
The 2020 recipient of the scholarship: Anna Glass
We received many very qualified applications. There are so many talented students who are about to begin their education at William & Mary!
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 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.
2020 Award: $2,200
2020 Deadline: November 30, 2020 by 5 pm to Drew Stelljes at [[adstel]].
The 2017 recipient of the scholarship: Rebecca Beale
The 2018 recipient of the scholarship: William Elkins
The 2019 recipient of the scholarship: Keyyatta Bonds