Congratulations to the 2013 Alumni Leadership for Service College Scholarship Winners

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2015 Leadership for Service College Scholarships – Applications Due July 31, 2015

HOBY will provide three $1,000 college scholarships for the 2013 Alumni Class and three $1,000 college scholarships for the 2014 Alumni Class. To be eligible for consideration, the student applicant must:

• Be a HOBY Alumnus/Alumna of a State Leadership Seminar in 2013 or 2014.
• Complete a minimum of 250 hours of service that made a measurable impact on one community issue.
• Log project hours into the Leadership for Service online system by July 1, 2015.
• Uphold the core values of HOBY by displaying excellence, integrity, diversity, and innovative thinking.
• Be representative of an Outstanding HOBY Ambassador to others through their service and leadership.
• Show how they made a significant difference in the lives of others.
• Submit a letter of reference from an individual who can attest to the Alumnus’ volunteer impact and overall leadership.
• Have all their information verified.
• Complete the online scholarship application and submit all required materials by July 31, 2015.

Download the L4S Scholarship Application Worksheet to learn more about the application process.

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HOBY EXCELeration Kit: Opportunities for Recent Alumni

Download the EXCELeration Kit from the 2015 HOBY Leadership Seminars (PDF)


Scholarship Opportunities


Erskine College

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Erskine College offers 2010 & 2011 South Carolina HOBY alumni a $10,000 per year (total award $40,000) as long as they meet admissions requirements. 2011 HOBY graduates from other states will receive $5,000 per year (total award $20,000) as long as they meet the admissions requirements.

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Florida State University

Florida State University is pleased to present the application for the Service Scholar Program for the 2012- 2013 academic year. The Service Scholar Program recognizes select incoming students with an outstanding record of community service and leadership, and who want to continue that commitment at FSU. The Program benefits include a scholarship valued at $2,400 per year for up to four years, exposure to a diverse group of individuals and social issues, an academic component, and support by an assigned faculty mentor.

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Los Angeles World Affairs Council

The Los Angeles World Affairs Council awards a $2,500 scholarship to a graduating high school student from a public, Los Angeles County high school who is embarking on a higher-learning degree with an international emphasis.  The scholarship is renewable for up to five years.

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Marietta College - Ohio

All students accepted to Marietta College who are also HOBY Ambassadors will be invited to compete in the Marietta College Pioneer Scholarship competition. All HOBY Ambassadors will receive a baseline Dean's Scholarship valued at $10,000 and will have the opportunity to increase the value of the scholarship up to full tuition per year to attend Marietta College.

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Millersville University of Pennsylvania

A $1,000 scholarship is available for applicants who rank in top tenth of class, have minimum combined SAT I score of 1170, and provide documentation of being a Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Conference participant.

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The Morehead-Cain

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The Morehead-Cain is a unique, life-changing educational opportunity that begins with a four-year merit scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

In addition to covering the full cost of attending UNC, it provides four summers of global travel and experiential learning, a Discovery Fund for educational opportunities during the academic year, personal mentoring by experienced staff advisors and accomplished Morehead-Cain Alumni, and a remarkable group of motivated Morehead-Cain Scholar peers.

Only students who attended the World Leadership Congress (WLC) are eligible to be nominated for the Morehead-Cain Scholarship. For more information, including selection criteria and the selection process timeline, please visit

Mount St. Mary's University

Mount St. Mary's UniversityAll students accepted to Mount St. Mary’s University who are HOBY Ambassadors will receive a base Dean’s Scholarship valued at $18,000 (2015).

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Robertson Scholars

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The Robertson Scholars Program is a leadership development merit scholarship program at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The program brings together outstanding young individuals from around the world who demonstrate exceptional leadership, strength of character, high academic potential, generosity of spirit, and the energy necessary to accomplish great things. With unparalleled access to two renowned universities, a series of unique summer enrichment experiences, and individualized mentoring and coaching from a dedicated program staff, Robertson Scholars benefit from numerous opportunities that enable them to fully realize their leadership potential.

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Texas Christian University

The $1,000 Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Scholarship is available to full-time entering freshmen at Texas Christian University. You must have participated in the HOBY Leadership Program, and demonstrated a record of leadership and community service to be eligible for this award.

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Youth for Understanding - USA

Do you want to make a difference in today's multicultural, interconnected world? HOBY has already identified you as a promising young leader, and Youth for Understanding (YFU) would like to offer you the opportunity to continue developing your skills and talents on a YFU international exchange. Youth for Understanding USA (YFU USA) is pleased to announce one YFU-HOBY scholarship in the amount of $3,000 toward a YFU summer, semester or year program leaving in the summer. To learn more about this and other YFU scholarship opportunities and to obtain an application, please speak with an Admissions Counselor at 1-800-TEENAGE or check out the list of over 35 countries and 100 programs at

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