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Developing Socially Progressive Leaders of Tomorrow

Posted on 28 January 2020

We are delighted to announce that the Laidlaw Foundation has invited the University to once again be part of this prestigious and socially progressive leadership development programme.

Through the Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Scholarship programme, the Laidlaw Foundation is developing  a new generation of leaders who are skilled researchers, embrace data-based decision-making, and are committed to lead with integrity.  The programme invests in talented and motivated undergraduate students, giving them the knowledge, skills and experience to become active global citizens and future leaders.

Hear about how Elif True, Laidlaw Scholar at the University of York is changing the world 

Hear other Scholars talk about their experiences of the programme

Hallmarks of a Laidlaw Scholar are their ambition, bravery, curiosity and determination. Integrity is the touchstone of the Laidlaw Scholar: treating others with respect; collaboration and the University of York’s is delighted to be amongst a very special group of partner institutions. 

Mary Haworth, Director of Philanthropy said: “The values and ambition of the Laidlaw Foundation are to be greatly admired. Lord Laidlaw’s investment will create a new generation of socially progressive and inspiring leaders.

Apply here for the 2020 Laidlaw Scholarship programme