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Manchester offers full-ride Multicultural Excellence in Leadership Scholarship

Manchester University seeks candidates for the Multicultural Excellence in Leadership Scholarship, designed to uplift exceptional and talented students who identify as a racial or ethnic minority.

Kaopuiki, Ryon“This scholarship allows us to honor and encourage the leaders of tomorrow,” said Ryon Kaopuiki, vice president of admissions and marketing.

“Our Mission Statement calls on us to graduate people of ‘ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition.’ We are looking for those who want to make a difference,” he said.

The full-ride scholarship is renewable each year for a total of four years.

It covers tuition, fees and on-campus room and meal plan expenses. Manchester will award one such scholarship each year.

Multicultural Student Leadership Awards of $2,000 a year will go to the next five top finalists. The awards are renewable each year for up to four years.

Image of Rudolph Rolle “I encourage high school students with a passion for real change to see what Manchester has to offer,” said Rudy Rolle, director of student diversity and inclusion. “Visit us, hang out at the Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center, meet our professors, and see whether we’re a good fit.”

To be eligible for a multicultural award, applicants must: