The King Scholar Leadership Program seeks low-income students with high potential from developing nations who are interested in alleviating poverty in their home countries.
Application Deadline: 2nd January 2019 (Regular Decision)
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
To be taken at (country): USA
About the Award: Students accepted to Dartmouth as King Leadership Scholars are offered a four-year scholarship, mentorship, leadership training, and internship opportunities. Upon graduation, King Scholars are expected to return to their home countries to work on poverty issues, supported by a wide network of Dartmouth alumni.
Eligibility: All eligible international applicants to Dartmouth will be considered for the King Leadership Scholar program.
Selection Criteria: The King Scholars Program looks for students who are:
Involved in their communities
Passionate about creating positive change
Interested in alleviating poverty in their own countries
Capable of succeeding at a top U.S. university
Driven to succeed in whatever they do
Proficient in English
The Dartmouth Admissions Office selects students for this special honor who embody the vision of the program, including a commitment to alleviating poverty, a record of academic excellence, and a passion for global issues.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: King Scholars receive 4-year scholarships and extensive mentoring and leadership training.
Applicants to Dartmouth who are interested in the King Leadership Scholar program are also encouraged to send an additional recommendation from a mentor, teacher, advisor, community leader, friend or clergy member through the Recommend a Scholar portal.