The National Awards Committee has completed its selection of the 2020 Maurice A. Clay Leadership Initiative Grant recipients.
The committee has awarded 12 Clay grants, 2 DEI grants, and 2 endowed circle grants. The recipients and amount awarded are indicated in alphabetical order below.
Clay Leadership Development Initiative Grants
- Cabrini University, Microcredentials for the 7 Cs of the Social Change Model of Leadership Development, $700
- Cumberland University, Erasing Hate through Understanding, $500
- Dalton State College, Super Powers 101, $500
- East Carolina University, Injustices in Communities: The Lumbee Tribe, $600
- Fontbonne University, Giving Back and Getting More: Alumni-Scholarship & Mentorship Program, $500
- Hampden-Sydney College, Professional Development Workshop on Leadership through Effective Communication, $500
- Stockton University, Leadership Lunch Series: Lead With Your Clifton Strengths, $500
- Troy University, Congressman John Lewis Leadership Conference, $500
- University of Central Florida, U-LEAD Lead Out Loud, Latinx, and Pride Programs, $300
- University of Maryland, College Park, Sigma Circle LinkedIn Workshop, $300
- University of South Carolina, ODK Leadership Development Dialogue, $300
- University of Virginia, Meet, Engage, & Swap, $500
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Grants
- Shenandoah University, University-wide Facilitator Training Program for Diversity, Inclusion, and Racial Justice, $600
- University of Massachusetts Lowell, Diversity Peer Champions, $700
Endowed Circle Grants
- University of Richmond, Spider First Mentor Leadership Development, $500
- Washington and Lee University, W&L Monacan Immersion Program, $500
- We congratulate all the circles that applied for their efforts to provide meaningful leadership experiences to their students and their campuses.
A special thanks to the members of the 200-21 National Awards Committee for volunteering their time to review and select our Clay Grant recipients.