We commend you on your decision to apply for the Theodore Roosevelt Honors Leadership Program (TRHLP) at Dickinson State University!  The TRHLP sets the standard for liberal arts education and leadership development.

The TRHLP is inspired by the life and legacy of the 26th President of the United States.  As a TRHLP Scholar, you will learn about the characteristics of effective leaders, global leadership, leadership and change in addition to 21st century leadership.

Please review the criterion for admissions into the TRHLP.  The checklist provides an opportunity to assure the application and supplemental materials required are complete.  Dickinson State University’s Theodore Roosevelt Honors Leadership Program is highly selective and has limited spaces.  For best consideration please submit applications and supplemental material by April 15.

Scholarship Application Information

Academic Accomplishments
Incoming freshmen must have a 3.5 grade point average or higher in high school and/or:
  • ACT score of 26 or higher
  • SAT score of 1770 or higher

Students may enter the TRHLP as sophomores or juniors; however, a contract must be made with the director to complete all coursework to graduate with distinction. 

  • Transfer students must have a college/university GPA of 3.25 or higher

How to Apply

If you are a driven individual seeking to improve academic, social and leadership skills, the TRHLP encourages you to submit this completed application. 

For priority consideration, please submit all the following documents by April 15.

  • A two to three page essay addressing the following questions:
    • Comment on books and readings that have impacted your life philosophy
    • What experiences have helped to shape your life?
    • What gifts, talents and abilities do you possess which will enhance the TR Program in addition to the university community?
  • A resume that lists extracurricular activities you are/have been involved in, highlighting leadership positions held
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A copy of you high school transcript (college/university transcript if you are applying as a transfer student)


Theodore Roosevelt Honors Leadership Program
Dickinson State University
291 Campus Drive
Dickinson, ND  58601

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