Resources and FAQ

We know you have questions.

Below, you’ll find answers to our most common questions and links to outstanding resources on campus.

Q: What if I can’t make it to one of the information sessions?

A: We are happy to connect with you.  Please send your questions to: elscholars@purdue.edu

Q: Do I have to participate in the Summer Scholars portion of the program?

A: It’s essential that you invest yourself fully right at the start. A core component of the Emerging Leaders Scholars program is the support each scholar draws from — and offers to — this elite community.

Q: Will I miss any important information presented at one information session if I plan to attend the other?

A: No; the presentations will contain the same information.

Q: Will I still receive my award during my study abroad experience, and will it be waiting for me when I return?

A: Absolutely, on both counts.

Q: How can I make sure I maintain full compliance with the requirements of this award?

A: The official requirements for maintaining this award throughout your four years are:

  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Attend the Summer Scholars experience
  • Continuous full-time enrollment each semester (minimum of 12 credit hours), excluding summer
  • Continue to pursue first undergraduate degree

You will have up to four years (eight semesters) of eligibility while pursuing your first undergraduate degree.

If you didn’t find what you need here, please reach out to:

Henry Williams
Director, Emerging Leaders
(765) 496-2596
elscholars@purdue.edu

Resources for the undergraduate

The Division of Diversity and Inclusion keeps an up-to-date list of resources for students and faculty. Find useful undergraduate resources from religious organizations to cultural centers, the Veterans Success Center to the Disability Resource Center, health care to the Co-Rec and everything in between.

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