Scholarship Protocol
All Leader Advancement Scholarship recipients will complete specified courses together as a cohort. These courses fulfill general education requirements and do not constitute additional course work for the student. Additionally, the courses required in the LAS protocol align well with the University's newly created Leadership Minor.
 
Freshman Year:
Fall Semester Courses
COM 267L - Intro to Debate
PSY 100L - Intro to Psychology
LDR 100 - Leadership Colloquium

Spring Semester Courses
HST 110L - The American Experience
PSC 105L - American Government and Politics
LDR  101 - Leadership Colloquium

Experiences
Active in a LEAD committee
Involvement in a registered student organization
Attendance at 3 leadership lectures each semester
One seminar or workshop pertaining to leadership
Volunteer for a minimum of one community service activity

Sophomore Year:
Fall Semester Courses
LAR 145L - Racism & Diversity in America
PHL 118L - Moral Problems

Spring Semester Courses
COM 461L - Seminar in Leadership & Communication
SOC 221L - Social Problems

Experiences
Active in a LEAD committee
Involvement in 2 student organizations
Leadership position in an organization
Planning an activity or event
Continued community service involvement
Attendance at designated leadership activities
Mentor a freshman LAS

Junior Year:
Experiences
Membership in at least one student organization
Leadership position on a CMU committee
Service on a University academic committee
Involvement in a community service project or a leadership placement opportunity
Attendance at designated leadership activities
Leadership position on a LEAD committee

Senior Year:
Experiences
Participate in an on-going community service project or leadership placement opportunity
Involvement in 2 student organizations
Leadership position in an organization
Service/membership on a University committee
Attend designated leadership activities
Plan a leadership experience for a RSO or office
Chair of a LEAD Program committee