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Judson Leadership Scholars Named for 2019-2020 School Year

(ELGIN, IL – September 17, 2019) Judson University has announced that four incoming freshmen have been selected to participate in the Judson Leadership Scholars (JLS) program. This is the sixth year for the program that offers leadership training and financial aid to students based on academic merit, leadership qualities and financial need.

 Judson Leader Scholars 2019-20

The 2019-20 Judson Leadership Scholars are (left to right): PG Nkalang’ango of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, who will major in Computer Science and Business; PJ Nkalang’ango of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, who plans to major in Architecture; Malina Sanchez of Chicago, who will study Early Childhood Education; and Rebecca Colson of Belvidere, Ill., who will study Psychology and Christian Ministry.

The Judson Leadership Scholarship program was established with funds raised from the annual World Leaders Forum event, which has welcomed global leaders, including Newt Gingrich and Howard Dean, Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan as well as Felipe Calderon, Condoleezza Rice, Tony Blair, Mikhail Gorbachev, and George W. Bush since its inception in 2011. This is the most prestigious scholarship that a Judson University student can receive; a limited number of recipients are selected for this honor annually. In order to be eligible, students must demonstrate creativity, leadership, innovation, mission and faith. They must also be in good academic standing, maintaining a 2.75 cumulative GPA or higher. Additionally, student scholars agree to be ambassadors for annual World Leaders Forum events.

Along with the financial aid package, Judson Leadership Scholars have access to unique opportunities for the purpose of cultivating their aptitude for leadership. They receive a sponsored ticket to the World Leaders Forum Events and get the opportunity to interview for the World Leaders Forum Internship position during their sophomore, junior and senior years at Judson. Student scholars are also invited to the Scholars Dinner in Chicago, an exclusive reception with Judson’s president, a renowned business leader, trustees and distinguished alumni.

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