Identifying Leadership Among College Undergraduate Students

Award Amount: $2,500

One of The Texas Lyceum’s missions is to identify and develop the next generation of top leadership in the State of Texas. To accomplish this, we invest in our Texas schools, communities, and future leaders by offering scholarships to qualified individuals that assist motivated Texas students who exhibit leadership qualities in reaching their goals through higher education. The Texas Lyceum Leadership Scholarship is intended to promote education and leadership within Texas as well as reflect its diversity.

Eligibility Criteria for Scholarship Applicants

  • Texas resident and U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • Demonstrated leadership in school and community activities
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Pursuing course of study in public policy
  • Enrolled as a sophomore, junior, or senior in one of the listed Texas colleges or universities in the 2019-2020 academic year

Eligible candidates will be selected by college or university committee based on financial need, academic standing, and leadership qualities. Scholarship recipients are expected to give back to the communities in which the Lyceum is holding its four regular quarterly meetings in 2019.

2019 Colleges and Universities

Blinn College 2019 Recipient: Ross Sergei Schumacher
University of Texas–Permian Basin Deadline: October 1


Guidelines for Scholarship Recipient Selection

  • Any student meeting the eligibility requirements may apply for a Texas Lyceum Leadership Scholarship.
  • The scholarship will be paid directly to the college or university once the recipient has presented proof of enrollment. It is the recipient’s responsibility to send proof of enrollment and payment information to the Lyceum.
  • Scholarship recipients will be presented with their awards at the Lyceum conference held in the city in which they are students.
  • There are no restrictions on full or part-time student status.
  • All prospective candidates must submit a completed application prior to the respective deadlines posted on our website. Applications and required documentation (resumes, essays, references, and transcripts) must be submitted electronically.
  • Applicants must submit evidence of strong leadership, academic record, honors, personal essays, references, potential to succeed, participation in school and community activities, and financial need.
  • All prospective candidates must submit a completed application prior to the deadline (incomplete applications will not be considered). The Texas Lyceum Leadership Scholarship Committee has the sole responsibility for selecting recipients, basing the decision on criteria as set forth in the program's narrative and submitted applications. Committee decisions are final.


Call (512) 992-0026 or email [email protected].

The Texas Lyceum is not currently offering scholarships to graduating high school seniors.