The Goff Scholars program is a multi-disciplinary, student-focused program that provides opportunities to develop critical strategic leadership skills while working with real world projects and problems. Executives from a variety of local, national and international organizations submit their challenges and evaluate the student’s recommendations. The students work in teams and take turns leading the projects, utilizing the skills gleaned from the variety of majors and life experiences represented in the class, from finance and marketing to computer science and design.

2018 Goff Scholars Thank You Video

Application for 2018 – 19 Academic Year is Closed.

Want more information on next year’s (2019 – 2020) Goff Scholars program?

Explore how far you can go through the Goff Scholars Strategic Leadership Experience. Strategic leaders find problems and solve them. They take ownership of value creation and make important and hard-to-reverse decisions — all while enlisting others to pursue worthwhile goals. Strategic leadership is rarely taught in classrooms, so consider applying for this unique program that blends classwork with real projects for different organizations. You will work on teams, build a suite of valuable real-world skills and discover your strategic leadership potential. The application process is competitive. If you’re interested in learning more about the Goff Scholars program, please fill out the form below.

Fellows will enroll in STRAT 5850-002 Strategic Leadership for 3 credit hours in Fall Semester and 3 credit hours in Spring Semester.

Fellows must meet the following requirements:

  • 3.5 GPA or higher
  • Junior or Senior status during 2019-2020 academic year
  • Current full-time enrollment
  • Completed application form
  • Two (2) references with contact information
  • One-hour value-creation challenge by appointment.