Ellen and Ben Ames Leadership Scholarship

Scholarship deadline has passed. We are no longer accepting applications.

Ben Ames ’48, with his wife Ellen, established this award to recognize an outstanding student leader. While a student here at Virginia Tech, Mr. Ames served as a cadet, vice-president of the German Club, and the student body president. This scholarship seeks undergraduate students that demonstrate student leadership experience in a program of the Division of Student Affairs. Types of leadership experience can include, but is not limited to, experience associated with activities within the following programs: the Student Governement Association, Resident Advisors, the Residence Hall Association, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets.