The Emerging Business Leaders is a cohort-based leadership program for selected first-year business students. Students will build a community with other high achieving students as they receive exclusive programming in leadership, career development, networking, and social events. Students will be provided with the opportunity to build meaningful relationships with college leadership and learn from business leaders in the community. Chosen business students are awarded a $500 scholarship for engagement in the program. Students will receive $250 to apply to the Fall 2023 semester, and another $250 to apply to the Spring 2024 semester. Focused on: Community Building Personal Growth Academix Excellence Career Exploration Applications close June 1, 2023. Chosen students will be notified by July 1, 2023. FAQs Do I need to interview for this program? No, the selection committee will use the information provided in the application to select EBL students. When would I receive the scholarship? Chosen business students are awarded a $500 scholarship for engagement in the program. Students will receive $250 to apply to the Fall 2023 semester, and another $250 to apply to the Spring 2024 semester. What does the scholarship cover? The scholarship can be applied to tuition, fee, room, and board. When do I find out if I have been selected as an EBL? Everyone who applies to the program will be notified of the selection results. Notifications will be sent to the email address provided in the application before July 1, 2023. Who is eligible to apply for this program? Students who have been admitted to UAH and plan on starting in Summer or Fall of 2023 and who are majoring in business (accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, marketing, general business, and undecided business) are eligible to apply. Is this scholarship renewable? No. The scholarship is a one-time scholarship for first year students. What if I change my major to something outside the College of Business? Unfortunately, you need to be actively pursuing a major in business to continue in this program and receive scholarship awards. I have more questions, who can I talk to about this program? Jennifer.Pettitt@uah.edu.