SDSU Leadership Challenge

The SDSU Leadership Challenge is looking for SDSU students who exemplify leadership by identifying solid solutions to societal problems are eligible to apply for grants to carry out their ideas.

The SDSU Leadership Challenge will support awards (worth $1,000 - $10,000) to execute community-service projects, with the possibility of mentorship from community leaders who will serve as advisors/mentors to the student and/or student group(s) selected. The goal is to prepare leaders who are socially aware, strong researchers, collaborators, and problem solvers with practical solutions.

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The SDSU Leadership Challenge is open to all SDSU students and/or student groups and is intended to inspire and prepare leaders to research and dissect a societal problem, and then prepare and plan solutions to address that problem.

The individuals/teams will present their outcomes, findings, and reflections to the SDSU Leadership Advisory Board at the conclusion of their experience.


The application for the 2019-2020 academic year is currently closed. For more information, email [email protected]