Office of Student Life

Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program

Become a Buckeye Champion

Mission: The Buckeye Leadership Fellows – Buckeye Champions Program inspires meaningful relationships between students and professionals in which our Champions and Fellows will elevate self-awareness, professional ethics, and leadership abilities.

Vision: Champions and Fellows build relationships which prepare students for their lives post-graduation and strengthen the Ohio State and Buckeye Leadership Fellows networks.

Objectives: By engaging in the Buckeye Leadership Fellows – Buckeye Champions Program,

Champions will have the opportunity to:

  • Build meaningful relationships with current undergraduate students through mentorship, critical dialogue and facilitation.
  • Pay forward the experiences and advice they have received.
  • Serve as a sounding board for undergraduate students by asking critical questions, listening, and providing support and guidance to achieve their goals.
  • Witness the growth and development of undergraduate students as they build their self-awareness, leadership abilities, professional ethics, and career goals.

What is the Opportunity?

OSU alumni can apply to engage in the following experiences:

  • Mentor a Fellow: Minimum of 30-minute phone call or virtual meeting once per month
  • Design a Leadership Session: Design and facilitate a leadership topic for the Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program
  • Critical Conversations: Serve as a featured guest in our Spark Dialogue program and/or Time and Change Podcast
  • Build partnerships:  Help identify and source corporate and nonprofit partnerships and collaborations for Leadership Challenges