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Servant Leader Scholar Program

SLSP Logo The Servant Leader Scholar Program (SLSP) is sponsored by the Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE) program, housed in the Student Life Office (SSCB 1.204). The SLSP recognizes students who participate in leadership development and complete community service hours during their matriculation at the University of Houston – Clear Lake.

SLSP Requirements

To participate in the SLSP, you are required to:

  1. Fill out the SLSP Application and register for the program.
  2. Log your Service Hours.
  3. Earn Leadership Development hours.
  4. Write a Reflection Essay about the experience, after you have completed your Service Hours and Leadership Development. SLICE sends you specific instructions when you reach this step.
SLSP Recognition at Student Leadership Banquet

Expectations

In order to preserve the integrity of our program, students who participate in the Servant Leader Scholar program will conduct themselves in a respectful and respectable manner during their service experiences.

If you are asked to leave a service experience or leadership program by the facilitators, we will not recognize those hours served for the SLSP. If the offense is considered a violation of the Student Code of Conduct, your eligibility for recognition by Servant Leader Scholar will be revoked.

Service Hours

Volunteer Service is considered for Servent Leader Scholar Program (SLSP).

What Kinds of Activities Count?

  • Service performed for the community for which you are not financially reimbursed.
  • Service performed for a non-profit organization.
  • Service that is performed outside of your family unit/home and does not involve personal gain.

Service Hours Log

Follow the below steps to log your service hours:

Bonus Credits

If you participated in leadership programs at UHCL or engaged in service during the past academic year while enrolled at UHCL, you may count hours dating back one full year from the date you submit your registration to participate in the Servant Leader Scholar program.

Recognition

Bronze:

Leadership Development: 10 hours
Service/volunteer: 100 hours
Reflection Essay: Required

Awarded: Bronze service pin, certificate from UHCL's president, record of participation, and recognition in the Student Leadership Banquet.

Silver:

Leadership Development: 200 hours
Service/volunteer: 200 hours
Reflection Essay: Required

Awarded: Silver service pin, certificate from UHCL's president, record of participation, and recognition in the the Student Leadership Banquet.

Gold:

Leadership Development: 30 hours
Service/volunteer: 300 hours
Reflection Essay: Required

Awarded: Gold service pin, certificate from UHCL's president, record of participation, graduation cord and recognition in the Student Leadership Banquet.

Platinum:

Leadership Development: 50 hours
Service/volunteer: 500 hours
Reflection Essay: Required

Awarded: Service pin, certificate from UHCL's president, record of participation, graduation stole and recognition in the Student Leadership Banquet.

Recognition Timeline

  • March 11
    Service hours reviewed by SLICE.
  • March 14 - 21
    Participants receive status report regarding award eligibility.
    Eligible participants receive essay question via email.
  • April 1
    Required essays due via email.
    Participants notified of award completion within 7 business days.
  • April 22
    Awards presented at Student Leadership Banquet.

Scholarship Award Opportunity

Students who earn the Platinum Servant Leader Scholar Award will automatically be considered for the annual Sue Fellman Servant Leader Scholar Scholarship Award. Sue Fellman is an alumna from UH-Clear Lake and was the former Associate Director of Student Life.

Contact

Yolanda Barnes

Assistant Director of Student Life
Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement
2700 Bay Area Blvd. (Box 198)
Houston, TX 77058

Email: Slice@uhcl.edu
Phone: 281-283-2560
Fax: 281-283-2566
www.uhcl.edu/slice


Quick Links


Additional Documents

SLSP Brochure (pdf)

Community Service Log (doc)

Last updated: 10/03/2016 UTC
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