The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the pre-eminent membership organization committed to increasing the number of Black executives in C-suites and on corporate boards, will offer nearly $1.5 million in scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students in 2022.
Undergraduate scholarship applications are open here and graduate applications launch on February 15 via the same link. For information on each of the ELC scholarships or to apply before the deadline of January 31, 2022, for undergraduates and April 15 for graduate students, visit elc scholarships.
The scholarship program consists of one-year and multi-year awards of tuition support in amounts ranging from $8,000 to $20,000 per year. All ELC scholarship recipients will gain access to internship and early career placement opportunities through its 2022 scholarship partners and 2022 Honors Symposium.
“The ELC is committed to helping Black students complete their degrees and enter the pipeline of Black talent ready for business in U.S. and global corporations,” said Michael C. Hyter, president and chief executive officer of The ELC. “Now is always the time to support the next generations of Black leaders. The ELC successfully engaged current and new corporate partners to bring almost $1.5 million to make this investment in the future –and the legacy of our community–possible. The result of our partnerships,” he added, “is that The ELC will provide educational support to 130 Black college students in 2022.”
Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skills, and a commitment to community service. Corporate sponsors, as of December 1, include Bank of America, Bristol Myers Squibb, Brunswick Corporation, Chevron Corporation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HSBC Bank USA, Johnson & Johnson, Linde plc, Moody’s, Nationwide, Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals, Synchrony Financial, and The Coca-Cola Foundation.
The deadline for our ELC scholarships is fast approaching. There are 14 one-year & multi-year awards of tuition support in amounts ranging from $7,000 to $20,000 per year. All recipients gain access to internships & career placement opportunities. Apply at https://t.co/OGo5byxA0r
— The ELC (@elcinfo) March 22, 2021