How to Apply

There are three ways to be selected to receive a seat on the PLC or LOT leadership councils, as an incoming freshman, transfer or continuing UCO student. The selection process includes a review of the submitted application and an interview for finalists by a committee that consists of Leadership Central and various other university staff.

Incoming Freshmen - The deadline to submit your scholarship application is the same deadline as the general scholarship application. The 2016-2017 scholarship deadline is February 1, 2016. Incoming Freshmen must submit their applications through this process or they will not be eligible to receive the PLC or LOT scholarship. Students are required to have achieved 3.0 cumulative high school GPA, 20 ACT and be active in a minimum of two organizations on their high school campus or in their local community.

Continuing UCO Students Current UCO students who have completed a minimum of 12 hours at UCO may apply for the continuing student leadership scholarship. The Continuing Student Leadership Scholarship application will be available beginning February 1, 2016, online and in the office of Leadership Central, Administration 104. Applications will be due on March 1, 2016. Students who apply are eligible for both the PLC and LOT Scholarships.

Transfer Students – The deadline to submit your scholarship application is April 1, 2016. Applications can be found on the main page for "scholarships" on the leadership central webpage.