How to Apply

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2014-2015 SCHOLARSHIP ARE DUE FEBRUARY 14, 2014. (Deadline Extended from January 30)

To complete your application you must submit: 
        1.  A resume detailing your leadership, community service and extra-curricular activities
        2.  Online Application
        3.  Recent picture 
        4.  Leadership essay (prompt below)
Please, write an essay on the following topic. How do you define leadership? How did you develop your definition, and how have you practiced this type of leadership in your life?
(No more than 500 words) 

To be considered for an OCULeads scholarship: 

        1.  Applicants must be entering freshmen or transfer students. 
        2.  Applicants must submit the application by February 14, 2014.
        3.  Applicants must apply for admission to OCU before submitting OCULeads application. 
        4.  Applicants must meet the following criteria:
               • ACT of at least 24
               • High School GPA of at least 3.25

First-year OCULeads students will enroll in a 1-credit hour course for both the fall and spring semester. Members are encouraged to discover their individual strengths through a variety of activities including:
        • Participating in two unique retreats which encourage team-building and cooperation
        • Volunteering for and planning local community service projects
        • Attending exclusive events at the invitation of the President
        • Meeting the scholars and distinguished guest speakers visiting OCU
        • Serving on the program alumni board after the first year

OCULeads students are eligible to receive leadership scholarships that can be renewed for up to 4-years.