The National Society of Leadership and Success
Building leaders who make a better world

Scholarships & Awards

Below you will find information on the scholarships and awards offered by the Society. We encourage our members to apply for these opportunities to make a positive impact in their communities and be recognized for their efforts.


Stephen Covey Tribute Awards

Each year, the Society recognizes one chapter for the impact it has had upon both its members and the community. This prestigious award is received by the chapter that continuously demonstrates excellent leadership to its members, campus, and community.

Award Amount
  • Chapter of the Year receives $1,400 toward chapter funds.
  • $100 Visa gift card for up to 12 Executive Board members. If the winning chapter has more than 12 E-Board members, the $1,200 will be split evenly amongst all E-Board members.
  • Certificate of Recognition
Open Submission Period Spring: February 10 - April 10
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Society Chapter Advisors are vital in the development, perpetuation, and strength of the Society mission. Not only are they mentors and leaders to the Executive Board and local chapter members, but also serve as a liaison with the campus administration. Each year the Society recognizes one Advisor that truly exemplifies the Society mission and goes above and beyond expectations.

Award Amount
  • $300 Visa gift card to winner / $50 Visa gift card to nominator of winning Advisor
  • Number of Recipients: 1
  • Certificate of Recognition
Open Submission Period Spring: February 10 - April 10
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Mission Based Scholarships and Grants

The National Society of Leadership and Success recognizes members that truly embody and live by the Society mission: Building leaders who make a better world. The Society State of Mind Award is bestowed upon one member from each state who, within the previous academic year, had initiated a program or event, or was a significant participant in a project or campaign which impacted their local community in a positive manner.

Award Amount
  • $1,000
  • Number of Recipients: 50
  • Certificate of Accomplishment
Open Submission Period Fall: September 1- October 31 Spring: February 10 - April 10
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Higher education is one of the most valuable investments any individual can make. It requires commitment to education and discipline to persevere through the academic rigors of undergraduate or graduate studies. The Society recognizes inducted members that exemplify leadership accomplishments, as well as high academic standing.

Award Amount
  • $3,000 toward undergraduate or graduate tuition
  • Number of Recipients: 12
  • Certificate of Accomplishment
Open Submission Period Fall: September 1- October 31 Spring: February 10 - April 10
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Many of today’s most successful businesses such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft and SnapChat were created by students in their college dorm rooms. Many Society members have ideas that could become the next Google, which is why we created the Entrepreneur Award. Develop and submit your business plan, and perhaps the Society will provide you with seed money to help get your idea off the ground.

Award Amount
  • Up to $7,500 to be awarded for each scholarship term. Applicants must specify the amount they are requesting
  • Release of award money (TBD)
  • Number of Recipients: Due to the various amounts requested, there may be multiple winners
  • Winners will be decided in a national Facebook social media poll
  • Certificate of Accomplishment
  • Featured in our newsletter and press release upon launch of business
Open Submission Period Fall: September 1- October 31 Spring: February 10 - April 10
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The Society aims to empower and engage individuals in embarking upon their dreams and aspirations. We recognize that working towards a personal goal takes unlimited hard work, unyielding determination, and unbreakable courage that must defy all odds. The purpose of this grant is to support individuals in achieving their dream.

Award Amount
  • $5,000 is available to be awarded for each scholarship term. Applicants must specify the amount they are requesting.
  • Number of Recipients: Due to the various amounts requested, there may be multiple winners
  • Certificate of Accomplishment
  • Featured in our newsletter
Open Submission Period Fall: September 1- October 31 Spring: February 10 - April 10
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Since our inception, Society members have been “a force for good,” dedicating over a quarter-million hours to community service. The A Force for Good Award rewards our chapters for the community service work they have done over the course of one year.

Award Amount
  • $1,400 toward chapter funds
  • Number of Recipients: 5
  • Winners are determined by the highest percentage of member engagement versus number of community service hours completed
Open Submission Period Spring: February 10 - April 10
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The Society encourages our members to strive to be the healthiest versions of themselves. Whether that means eating correctly, taking fitness classes or receiving your certification (e.g., yoga instructor, personal trainer, etc.), the Society wants to help you get there. The Healthy Living Grant provides financial assistance to aid in achieving your goals.

Award Amount
  • $1,000
  • Number of Recipients: 5
Open Submission Period Fall: September 1- October 31 Spring: February 10 - April 10
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Need Based Scholarships and Grants

The National Society of Leadership and Success designates a certain amount of scholarship funds to those who are in need of financial assistance towards their undergraduate or graduate degrees. The purpose for this grant is to support endeavors for higher education and assist in extraneous academic expenses such as textbooks.

Award Amount
  • $1,000
  • Number of Recipients: 5
Open Submission Period Fall: September 1- October 31 Spring: February 10 - April 10
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The National Society of Leadership and Success recognizes that we all have a “Little Leader” in our lives, be it your child, cousin, sibling or even a family friend, who could benefit from a program which fosters and supports their interests (e.g., academic tutoring, sports classes, foreign language classes, etc.). The Society Little Leaders Award pays for these programs that will help our Little Leaders grow to be well-rounded individuals who make a better world.

Award Amount
  • $1,200
  • Number of Recipients: 5
Open Submission Period Fall: September 1- October 31 Spring: February 10 - April 10
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