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Chantell Cooley Leadership Scholarship for Women

The Chantell Cooley Leadership Scholarship for Women provides financial assistance to young women seeking a residential degree at Waldorf University. These up to full tuition scholarships will be awarded to women based on their leadership potential and membership in specific, co-curricular campus organizations.

These co-curricular organizations include:


The Chantell Cooley Leadership Scholarship is available to women with membership in one of the co-curricular organizations mentioned above.

To apply for the Chantell Cooley Leadership Scholarship for Women, please fill out the application below.

Congratulations to the following young women who have accepted their full tuition scholarships!

Alexis Johnson, Riverland Community College (MN) - Creative Writing
Amanda Wright, Harding County High School (SD) - Creative Writing
Angela Book, Forest City High School (IA) - Entrepreneurship
Asmita KC, Budanilkantha School (Nepal) - Service Learning/Rotaract
Autumn Karalius, Forest City High School (IA) - Creative Writing
Brittany Youngers, Forest City High School (IA) - Entrepreneurship
Darien Walsh, Iowa Central Community College (IA) - Digital Media
Donnica Keeling, West Fork High School (IA) - Creative Writing
Elizabeth Peters, Newton High School (IA) - Creative Writing
Gulnara Novbatova, Minnesota State Moorhead (MN) - STEM/Biology
Hannah Ashley, Park High School (MN) - STEM
Keisha Hendry, Nashua-Plainfield High School (IA) - Creative Writing
Kenni Turner-Muhammad, Harold Vincent HS (WI) - Creative Writing
Kyla Kern, Thomas Jefferson High School (IA) - STEM/Biology
Madison Beaupre, Cambridge Isanti HS (MN) - Service Learning/Rotaract
Mariah Roberts, Home School (Leland, IA) - STEM/Biology
Marie Tran, Rapid City Christian HS (SD) - Creative Writing
Megan Ackerman, Park High School (MN) - Service Learning/Rotaract*
Megan Brandrup, Iowa Central Community College (IA) - Digital Media
Myriah Hacker, Denison High School (IA) - Creative Writing
Nicole Adolphson, Gilbert High School (IA) - Campus Ministry
Ruth Worrell, Denison High School (IA) - Historia
Sara Vettleson-Trutza, Mable-Canton High School (MN) - STEM/Biology
Shannon Clark, Spencer High School (IA) - Digital Media
Shayla Banchs, Corwith-Wesley & LuVerne HS (IA) - Entrepreneurship
Shyanne Siems, Emmetsburg High School (IA) - Creative Writing*
Tallie Horsch, Cambridge Isanti HS (MN) - Service Learning/Rotaract
Taylor Santana, Auburn Sr. High School (NE) - Campus Ministry
Rakailla Pauley, Denison High School - STEM-Biology

*Partial Chantell Cooley Leadership Scholarship

chantell cooleyAbout Chantell Cooley

Chantell Cooley, a member of the Board of Trustees for Waldorf University, is a pioneer in education and an advocate for developing female leaders. An energetic author and speaker, Cooley has strong roots in her Christian faith and has a special passion for developing leadership skills in youth. In fact, she has spent more than 10 years nurturing and guiding young adults. Cooley has given numerous presentations on customer service and self-improvement to various groups including Columbia Southern University management, the Association of Leadership Educators Conference and the Elisha Conference. She has worked with various companies such as Delta Air Lines and the Fire Department of New York to develop strategic educational benefits for their employees and affiliates.

Chantell Cooley Scholarship Application