The scholarship is awarded on the basis of student contributions in the areas of leadership and service to the campus & the greater Albion community.

These awards are made possible by Project 250, a student program that raised more than $250,000 in endowed funds during the 1971 academic year in honor of former Albion College President Bernard T. Lomas. The $2,000 annual awards are being offered to Albion College students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors during the next academic year.

Purpose
The purpose of the Project 250 Award is to encourage students to contribute to significant improvements of self, campus, and community, both in and out of the classroom. Award recipients will be determined:

  • Based on the applicant’s broad range of activities and how these activities without regard to financial need;
  • On the basis of the applicant’s leadership contributions as measured by the quality of the applicant’s involvement with activities and organizations; and
  • On the contribution to the applicant’s personal goals in higher education.

Who may apply?
Any current student (first year, sophomore, or junior) who has been actively involved in the areas of leadership and service on or off campus may apply for the Project 250 Award. Applications are completed online by following the navigation bar to the left. Each applicant must also provide the Project 250 Award recommendation web form to three references for completion.

The application, grade and social status release, and all recommendations must be turned in at the Campus Programs & Organizations Office by Wednesday - March 3, 2010 at 5:00 P.M.

How are recipients selected?
A selection committee of faculty and staff members determines who will receive the awards. The Project 250 Award recipients will be announced at the Sleight Leadership Dessert April 13, 2010.

What are the recipient expectations?
Project 250 applicants are expected to attend the Sleight Leadership Dessert, either to support the new award winners or to accept an award.

How is the money awarded?
Persons selected as recipients of the Project 250 Award will receive a $1000 credit at registration prior to each of the successive two semesters of the following academic year.