Razor's Edge Leadership Scholars Program

Nova Southeastern University is pleased to announce Razor’s Edge Leadership Scholars Program to focus on student leadership and campus vibrancy. The scholarship is designed for student leaders who will be entering college as first-time in college freshmen. The Razor’s Edge Leadership Scholars Program gives students an incredible curricular and co-curricular experience that aims to help them gain the knowledge, skills, experience, and attitudes needed to be 21st Century Leaders. The annual $20,000 scholarship awarded to Razor’s Edge Leadership Scholar students.

The Mission of Nova Southeastern University, a private, not-for-profit institution, is to offer a diverse array of innovative academic programs that complement on-campus educational opportunities and resources with accessible distance learning programs to foster academic excellence, intellectual inquiry, leadership, research, and commitment to community through engagement of students and faculty members in a dynamic, life-long learning environment.


  • Students must be entering as first-time in college as a freshman to be eligible for the Razor’s Edge Leadership Scholars Program.
  • Applicants to the Razor’s Edge scholars program should be individuals who have had experience leading and who will continue to do so in the future.
  • Applicants must keep in mind that this is not an emerging leaders program, but rather an experience for already established leaders in high school and throughout the community. Once on campus, Razor’s Edge Scholars Leaders are expected to be agents of change in order to increase school pride, involvement, and overall success.

How to Apply:

Applicants can apply by online. You can apply through the given link: http://www.nova.edu/info-apply/index.html

Financial Aid and Award Money:

A total of $20,000 award will be given to the winning candidates. ($15,000 tuition restricted, $4,500 campus housing, $500 meal plan).

Application Deadline:

They are currently accepting an application for Razor’s Edge Leadership Scholars Program. There is a total of twenty spots available for each class in the program each year. This number is a maximum, but not a minimum for the number of students accepted into the program annually.

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Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact us at razorsedgelead-at-nova.edu or call the office at (954) 262-7179.

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