Each year, the Shelton Leadership Center awards deserving students educational scholarships to promote the Center’s mission: “To inspire, educate, and develop values-based leaders committed to personal integrity, professional ethics, and selfless service.”

All scholarship applicants must either be applying to NC State University or be enrolled in the university, depending upon the individual scholarship.

Shelton Scholars Program

This scholarship for student leaders awards two or three entering freshmen $5,000 annually toward tuition and fees, renewable upon satisfactory academic progress and leadership involvement. The application for the Shelton Scholars program is available through PackASSIST and is due by February 15, 2024.

The General Hugh Shelton Leadership Endowment also provides:

  • $2,000 annually for student leadership enrichment experiences
  • Additional networking, leadership seminars, and professional development experiences

Additional Shelton Scholarships

Shelton-affiliated Scholarships:

A number of scholarships affiliated with the Shelton Leadership Center are available through PackASSIST.

Students selected for these scholarships are invited to participate in a variety of opportunities supported by the Shelton Leadership Center. These opportunities may include lectures, programs and events, as well as the annual leadership forum and annual scholarship dinner.

Invest in a Future Leader

Donors contributing to Shelton Leadership Center scholarships do more than provide funding, they provide an opportunity

Current Scholars

Our current and past scholarships recipients are a diverse and truly impressive group of future leaders