Austin Wright Leadership Scholarship

This award is made in memory of Austin Wright, class of 2005, whose infectious spirit of adventure inspired his classmates to new challenges. The Austin Wright Leadership Award is made by selection of the Outdoor Leadership Faculty to an Outdoor Leadership Studies major with demonstrated financial need, preferably of junior or senior standing, who has overcome obstacles such as a learning disability or an experience of significant loss. The recipient should have a passion for the outdoors; embody the qualities of adventure, determination, and peer leadership; and show a commitment to helping others grow and learn through participation in outdoor adventure education.