The Charles O. Campbell-Madge Young Scholarship

The Charles O. Campbell-Madge Young Scholarship was established in honor of Charles O. Campbell, president of the ISU Men's Residence Association from 1958-1959, and Madge Young, Hall Director for Roberts Hall from 1939-1943 and 1946-1947 and Resident Advisor in Friley from 1948-1953.

Eligible residence hall students are encouraged to apply for this $1,000 scholarship. The award will be applied to the recipients' spring semester bill.

The eligibility requirements are:

  • Applicant must live on-campus at the time of application and be contracted to live on-campus the following academic semester.
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need (as determined by the administering authority).
  • Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated exemplary leadership skills as determined by the administering authority and as evidenced by their active participation in student organizations and/or activities:
    • Leadership skills include directing actions, holding office, chairing committees, and/or receipt of awards.
    • Student organizations and activities include the Student Government, National Residence Hall Honorary-Order of the Rose and Chessman (NRHH-ORC), house cabinet, hall council, community council, the Inter-Residence Hall Association, and/or other University sanctioned student organizations.
  • One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded for the 2018-2019 year.

To apply applicants must:

  1. Provide a letter of recommendation from Community Adviser, Hall Director, Apartment Community Manager, or Graduate Assistant in the Department of Residence, or from a current member of NRHH-ORC.
    • Letters of Recommendation must be submitted to the NRHH-ORC Advisor. Letters may be submitted electronically via email ( or via campus mail (Schilletter-University Village Community Center, 2119 Edenburn Dr., Ames, IA 50010).
  2. Complete and submit the online form below by Monday, April 1, 2019.
Your University ID is nine digits. It is the middle group of numbers on your ISUCard.
Please list your hall/community name and room number, for example: Friley Hall 1203
Enter your complete home address here (street, city, state, zip).

Please select and respond to one of the following questions (please limit your response to 750 words):

  1. Why is leadership in the Residence System important? Describe how your leadership involvement has prepared you for your future.
  2. Describe your philosophy of leadership and how you have demonstrated your leadership in the Residence System.
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