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St. Bonaventure’s online M.A. in Leadership program offering $6,000 scholarship ​

Oct 25, 2021

St. Bonaventure University is offering a $6,000 Courageous Leadership Scholarship for students planning to begin its online Master of Arts in Leadership program in January.

Students must first be accepted into the program before applying for the scholarship; a limited number of scholarships are available. Students can enroll in the program with a B.A. or B.S. in any field, and no GRE/GMAT is required.

“As all current and aspiring leaders continue to adapt to the new normal of our world, empathy, compassion, resiliency, and courage are more important than ever,” said Dr. Kimberly DeSimone, director of the leadership program. “These traits align perfectly with our Franciscan values of compassion, integrity and wisdom. We need leaders who can deliver on our mission and are aligned with these values.”

The $6,000 scholarship will be spread evenly throughout the program. Students have to complete the entire degree to receive the full scholarship benefit and scholarship funds cannot be combined with any other St. Bonaventure tuition awards.

Once accepted into the program, scholarship applicants must submit a 500- to 750-word, double-spaced essay or a 3- to 5-minute video on how they have, or how they plan to, challenge the status quo and create necessary change reflective of a more communal, compassionate world.

Students already accepted into the program are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The deadline to apply is Jan. 2.


About the University: The nation’s first Franciscan university, St. Bonaventure University is a community committed to transforming the lives of our students inside and outside the classroom, inspiring in them a lifelong commitment to service and citizenship. St. Bonaventure was named the #5 regional university value in the North in U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 college rankings edition.