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The President's Emerging Leaders Program at Austin Peay

Our Purpose

The purpose of PELP is to prepare students at APSU for a lifetime of leadership.

Our Vision

PELP creates an environment that develops leaders for the future through the twin virtues of scholarship and service.

Our Values

Honesty, Humility, Academic Rigor, Leadership, and Service. 

Our Approach

PELP focuses on:

Our Students

Students in the President's Emerging Leaders Program exemplify the vision and values of Austin Peay and our program through academic excellence and service above self.  PELP students receive an annual scholarship of $3,000, which is renewable over a four-year period.  PELP students must maintain a cumulative collegiate GPA of at least 3.50 and they must enroll in at least 12 credit hours per semester.  They must also take required PELP courses and fulfill other program requirements as outlined by the PELP director.