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Student Ambassador Scholarship (SAS)

 

What is the Student Ambassador Scholarship (SAS)?

The SAS is a service-based leadership opportunity for students currently in LUJ's Academic (A.A. degree) program, who are dedicated to serving and representing Lakeland University Japan. Awarded recipients of this scholarship will receive tuition coverage based on a number of credits determined by the scholarship committee. The Student Ambassador Scholarship is renewable up to a maximum of three semesters for those who wish to reapply and are selected. 

 

Spring 2019 Application Period and Deadlines

  • Application period: October 31 - November 19 (all documents must be submitted by noon of November 19, 2018)
  • Applicant interview period: November 20 - December 8, 2018
  • Award notifications will be announced in the early half of December, 2018 

 

What does a Student Ambassador do?

Applicants chosen as Student Ambassadors primarily work with various LUJ departments to help provide a high level of student enthusiasm, academic and student life engagement, and community outreach. Ambassadors are most often involved with:

  • Welcoming and greeting new students at orientations
  • Becoming an active member in LUJ's Student Government Association (SGA)
  • Occassionally representing LUJ at school fairs / visits
  • Assisting in on and off-campus events and outreach activities
  • Attending department meetings as representatives of LUJ's student body
  • Other duties assigned by departments

 

What are the benefits of becoming a Student Ambassador?

Becoming a Student Ambassador is an excellent opportunity for motivated students to gain leadership skills, learn to work independently and with university employees, engage with their fellow classmates, and help create a campus environment that benefits all of the LUJ community. Additionally, employers, colleges and universities are always looking for more than just good grades from students. Real experience and one's own personal growth are also benefits of becoming a Student Ambassador. 


SAS applicants should be aware the awarding process is competitive, and even meeting all the eligibility requirements does not guarantee the scholarship will be awarded. The scholarship committee awards varying levels of scholarship amount to the awarded SAS students, based on thorough evaluations of each applicants academic and non-academic performances, financial need, letters of recommendation, past and current experiences, as well as interview responses. 

The award decision made by the committee are not able to be appealed. Non-awarded applicants are always encouraged to apply for future semesters. 

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