The steering committee of the Young Professionals of Pitt County is proud to sponsor one of its members in the Greenville-Pitt Leadership Institute (LI) through its annual YP Leadership Scholarship. The LI is an eight-month (September – May) program offering valuable information and hands-on experiences designed to enhance leadership potential, channel personal strengths and cultivate interest in community service. The YP Leadership Scholarship will cover the entire cost of the program which is a $1,250 value. In order to qualify for the scholarship you must be a member in good standing of the Young Professionals of Pitt County and your employer must be a member in good standing of the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce.

To apply for the YP Leadership Scholarship, please follow the instructions below:

  • Fill out the required Leadership Institute Application
  • Provide one (1) letter of reference which will suffice for the required letter of reference for other applicants not associated with the YPs.
  • Compose a 100-word write-up detailing why you would like to participate in the LI and submit the write-up with your application.

Please mail or email your application to: Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce Attn: Leadership Institute 302 S. Greene St. Greenville, NC 27834 Email: Kimber Stone. The Leadership Institute advisory committee will carefully review each application and award the scholarship based on the information submitted. Whether you are awarded the YP Leadership Scholarship or not, your application will be considered for participation in the Greenville-Pitt LI. *Please note the time commitment and attendance policy required of Leadership Institute participants.