The Executive Leadership Council presents the 2019 Ann Fudge Scholarship. The mission of this scholarship is to build a pipeline of Black corporate talent by supporting the academic achievement and development of Black undergraduate and graduate students.Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skills and a commitment to community service. In addition to receiving a scholarship award, a group of high achieving students will be selected to participate in The ELCís Honors Symposium. The Symposium is a multi-day professional development experience offering exclusive career development and networking opportunities.
This scholarship was named after the first woman Chair of The Council and former Chairman and CEO of Young & Rubicam Brands. It is open to high achieving undergraduate Black female students attending one of the nationís top HBCUs.
A total of eighteen (18) scholarships are available. The top ten (10) scholarship awardees will receive a one-time scholarship in the amount of $8,000 each and $5,000 each for eight (8) additional scholars to assist with educational expenses for the 2019-2020 academic year.
- The applicantís classification status for Fall 2019 must be sophomore, junior or senior
- Must be a Black female
- Must be pursuing a degree in business and currently enrolled at an Historically Black College or University (HBCU)
- Minimum GPA: 3.2
Successful Applications will be notified by: April 12, 2019
ABOUT THE EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL
The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) is the preeminent membership organization committed to increasing the number of global Black executives in C-Suites, on corporate boards and in global enterprises.
ABOUT THE ELC HONORS SYMPOSIUM
The Honors Symposium introduces The ELCís scholarship recipients to a wide range of business-related careers and industries to increase the number of future Black business leaders. Our goal is to help fill the pipeline of Black corporate executives from the classroom to the boardroom.
The Symposium is a four-day professional development experience comprising a series of events and meetings that connect and expose The ELCís scholarship recipients to leading corporate executives and hiring managers from major global corporations. During this experience, the scholarship recipients participate in career development opportunities and enriching social activities. The scholars also attend The ELCís Annual Recognition Gala where they are recognized on stage before an audience of more than 2,000 corporate, education, civic and community leaders.
Dollar Amount: $8,000
Deadline(s): March 8, 2019
Scholarship/Grant Sponsor: The Executive Leadership Council