Urban Scholars/Leaders mentorship opportunity provides $500 stipend
The Urban Scholars/Leaders Scholarship Program is a comprehensive program offering talented students academic support, including mentoring, educational training, sponsored research, and community based service learning. Unlike many merit based scholarships, which provide only monetary assistance, the Urban Scholars/Leaders Scholarship Program engages undergraduate students at Wayne State University in leadership skills training, coaching, and mentoring provided by senior level Honors students, supportive faculty members, and community leaders from both the private and public sectors. The program links scholarship with leadership for purposes of developing the future leaders of Detroit.
supplemental academic tutoring
study skill training
student life orientation.
Mentors are expected to spend a minimum of 40 hours per semester in this supportive role.
Successful applicants will receive a $500 book stipend and the use of a laptop computer while serving as a mentor. Interested candidates must complete the Urban Scholars/Leaders Program Mentor Application and return to Dr. Elizabeth Barton, Honors Program, 2100 Undergraduate Library by July 14, 2006.