AU Announces Center for Leadership Development Scholars


Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University, in conjunction with the Center for Leadership Development, recently announced two scholarship recipients for the Center Leadership Development Scholarship. Anna Wiggins and Edward Jones, Jr. both received the award at the 43rd Minority Achievers Awards & Scholarship Gala on March 23 at the Indiana Convention Center.

Through the Center for Leadership Development Scholarship, AU acknowledges the success and readiness of the students who have been a part of the CLD since middle school or high school. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide support to undergraduate students who have financial need and to support Anderson University’s goal of promoting a diverse student body, which is key to its educational mission to build an extraordinary, diverse student population, representative of God’s kingdom all around the world.

“I am so grateful and excited for this opportunity,” said Wiggins. “I am pleased to accept the CLD scholarship.”

The CLD scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship, renewable over four years. Students must be an existing participant of the Center for Leadership Development prior to applying for the scholarship and carry a 3.0 grade point average.

“I am honored and humbled to be selected as the recipient of the CLD full-tuition scholarship,” said Jones, Jr. “I look forward to becoming a Raven.”

Anderson University is on a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors, 30 three-year degrees, 20 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, alongside adult and graduate programs. The private, liberal arts institution is fully accredited and recognized among top colleges for its business, computer science, cybersecurity, dance, engineering, nursing, and teacher education programs. Anderson University was established in 1917 in Anderson, Indiana, by the Church of God.