Bulls L.E.A.D. Program

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What is Bulls L.E.A.D.:

Bulls L.E.A.D. is a people-focused, technical leadership initiative for engineering students fostered by the COE Dean's Office consisting of two steps:

Bulls L.E.A.D. will


Goals and Objectives:

Bulls L.E.A.D. transforms engineering leadership by instilling the ultimate imperative of putting people first when it comes to technology development.

The objectives are to:


Application and Selection Process:

Criteria: Applicant must be a full time engineering student (includes Engineering General, Pre–Engineering, and admitted to discipline), and classified as either a sophomore or junior. In addition, the applicant must have a USF GPA of 3.5 or higher. Any interested students who do not meet the minimum criteria but have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills are encourage to contact the Dean's office for consideration.

Requirements while in the program: Once admitted into the program, the student must remained register for at least 12 credits and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Demonstrating an active participation (i.e. attendance, activity engagement, etc.) during the program is also required.

Application Process:  Students must submit the following documents through the program's website:

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1. Essay: Applicants must address the following questions or areas in no more than two pages (single spaced, 12 font, 1" margins)

2. Resume: Be sure to list any extracurricular activities, student organizations, previous leadership programs, community service and work experience. Tell us about any offices held, length in that role, and duties completed while participating in each activity. Also, include any distinctions, honors, and awards.

3. Letter of Recommendation: The recommendation may be from faculty, staff or former/current employer. The following questions must be address in the letter:

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