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What is Giving Tuesday?

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. The focus of this “day” is to give individuals and companies an opportunity to give back to their communities, ministries, and other non-profit organizations.

Introducing Giving Tuesday 2020 – Give to Leaders. Give to the Future.

While students have many opportunities to receive scholarships, two specific scholarships focus on training leaders: the Leadership Scholarship and the Public Affairs Internship Scholarship.

The Leadership Scholarship is given to incoming students from pastors and alumni. This enables new students to start their journey to become leaders as they explore what God has for them.

The Public Affairs Internship Scholarship is awarded once a student completes a business-oriented internship. These internships are done under the close instruction of high profile individuals, such as the former Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefish, Wisconsin Senator Dale Kooyenga, and the current Watertown mayor, Emily McFarland. Students have the incredible opportunity to grow and apply the skills they learned as they increase their knowledge of their field.

You have the opportunity to give towards these up and coming leaders. Read about past internship experiences and consider what you can do to help train the next generation of leaders.

Kate Halsey is an MBU grad who fulfilled an internship at the Wisconsin Capitol. Read more about her experience here.

Margaret McMenamin completed an internship for the Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefish. Read more about her internship here.

Reagan Abbey is an ROTC cadet who received a Leadership Scholarship. Read about how the Leadership Scholarship impacted him here.

Aaron Mayes and Faith Christensen completed an internship with the City of Watertown, WI in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read about their experiences and what they learned here.

Read about how the Leadership Scholarship impacted Jordan Hoffman’s Freshman year here.

Also check out Meredith McCue’s story here.

Thank you for investing in the lives of leaders both present and future.

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