Leadership Scholars

Congratulations on being named a Leadership Scholar! 

Your selection for this exceptional honor, especially during a year in which we received a record number of applications, speaks not only to their strong academic achievement but also to their character and potential as a leader on our campus. We’re excited to welcome you into the Orange family.

For students entering in fall 2022 and beyond, the Leadership Scholarship covers half tuition for the length of your program (4 or 5 years), adjusted annually based on the cost of tuition. *

As a Leadership Scholar, you are invited to apply for admission into the Reneé Crown University Honors Program. The application deadline is April 15 and you will receive a decision by April 23. (Application deadline for early decision admits is February 28 and you will receive a decision by March 15).

Apply for the Honors Program

*For students entering Syracuse University prior to fall 2022, the Leadership Scholarship amount is $28,000 annually for the duration of your program (4 or 5 years).

You’re Invited: Leadership Scholars Reception

Celebrate your selection as a prestigious Leadership Scholar, learn what makes Syracuse special and meet students and faculty in your home school or college. This event includes a visit with your school or college, dinner in the JMA Wireless Dome, and optional campus tour and sessions.

Please check your email for an invitation with registration information. Note space is limited for this event.

Leadership Scholars Spring Reception Schedule

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Time  EventLocation
12:30 p.m.Check-in for Optional Campus Tour  Schine Student Center, Lower Atrium    
1-2:15 p.m.Optional Campus Tour: Led by a member of our University 100, this tour is ideal for those who have not previously visited our campus  Schine Student Center
2-2:30 p.m.Check-in for families not taking the optional tour  Schine Student Center, Lower Atrium    
3 p.m.College Sessions: Academic deans, faculty and students will present program facilities and opportunities. Dually admitted students should attend the college that matches their scholarship.   

Optional Sessions Before Dinner

4:30-5:45 p.m.Optional Campus Tour: Led by a member of our University 100, this tour is ideal for those who have not previously visited our campus  Schine Student Center   
4:30-5:15 p.m. or 5:15-6 p.m. (choose one)Student Housing & Living Learning Communities Information Session: Learn more about living at Syracuse University  Schine 304 ABC
4:30-5:15 p.m. or 5:15-6 p.m. (choose one)Campus Connection: Student Life at Syracuse: Curious what happens outside the classroom? Connect with our student ambassadors as they share their experiences in Honors, research, study abroad, Greek life, club sports, community service, internships and more.  Schine Underground    

Leadership Scholar Dinner

6 p.m.Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres  JMA Wireless Dome*    
6:30 p.m.Buffet dinner   JMA Wireless Dome    
7:15 p.m.Dessert   JMA Wireless Dome    
7:45 p.m.Program concludes   JMA Wireless Dome    
*Please use Gate N and arrive between 5:45 and 6 p.m.

Events for All Admitted Students

From campus visits to virtual student panels and everything in between, we hope you will join us for an admitted student event this spring.

Please note that events for admitted students will be posted later this spring.