Oct 16, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Presidential Leaders Fellowship

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The Presidential Leaders Fellowship program is a two-year program that prepares students to maximize their TU experience through opportunities such as the College Philanthropy Immersion program, the Tulsa Undergraduate Research Challenge , faculty-assisted research, global education internships, True Blue Neighbors volunteer services, Neuro-Corps and more.

Students accepted to the program will be required to complete various assignments and programs relating to the goals developed by TU President Gerard Clancy.

Program Goals

  • Prepare a cadre of TU graduates who are skilled in creating a just, humane and creative world.
  • Guide freshman and sophomores to a fulfilling experience at TU, and in doing so, prepare them to be successful leaders in complex environments.
  • Facilitate students in their transformation from leadership to philanthropy, with the ability to give of themselves and their talents.
  • Aid students in developing specific skills, including: understanding complexity, becoming self-aware regarding personal strengths, becoming social entrepreneurs who can implement solutions to societal, cultural and/or environmental issues, and mastering project management.


Open to incoming freshman (and transfer sophomore) students. Grade-point-average and test scores are not considered during the selection process.

Application Requirements

  • Submit a completed application for admission to The University of Tulsa by Jan. 15.
  • Submit the online Special Programs Application, with short essays, by Jan. 15.*
  • Visit campus by March 1.*

*Presidential Scholarship applicants will be automatically considered for the Presidential Leaders Fellowship and do not have to submit a separate application beyond what is required for Presidential Scholarship application.

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