BECOME A #NEXTGEN LEADER

The purpose of the scholarships is to encourage and develop future leaders in any field of activity. Looking around the world’s business and political leaders I can’t recall a time when better leaders were more urgently needed.

Lord Laidlaw

DO YOU WANT TO BE ONE OF A NEW GENERATION OF LEADERS THAT DELIVERS POSITIVE CHANGE?

The Laidlaw Scholars Programme is a vibrant community of exceptional undergraduates that want to make a difference. Successful Scholarship applicants will develop their individual, team and situational leadership skills.


Your Scholarship begins with a multi-day retreat with your fellow scholars. Here you will improve your self-knowledge and awareness, gain a clear understanding of your values, strengths and areas for growth, learn about leadership styles, improve your social and cultural intelligence, discover how to manage a research project and much more.


Between your first and second Scholarship summers you will benefit from a bespoke programme of leadership development activities that include: experiential learning activities, leadership dinners and forums, group work, community out-reach, building cultural capital, coaching and mentoring.

ON COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAMME YOU WILL HAVE DEVELOPED YOUR:

  • Leadership abilities
  • Self-knowledge and awareness
  • Communication expertise
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Collaboration and team working
  • Research and project management skills
  • Social and cultural intelligence and awareness
  • Resilience and determination to achieve
  • Global citizenship
  • Moral leadership