The Executive Leadership Council offers a number of programs and initiatives designed to assist, support and empower students as well as educational institutions and organizations that are addressing the challenges of producing a pipeline of successful future leaders. We provide financial contributions in the form of scholarships and grants, and partner with organizations to improve educational outcomes of Black students, champion professional development for mid-level Black professionals and prepare the next generation of leaders.

ELC Scholarship Program
The ELC's scholarship programs offer high-performing Black college students scholarships awards, internships, mentoring, and unique access to ELC members, their companies, and our strategic partners. 2023 scholarship applications are currently closed and will reopen at the end of the year. Subscribe for updates on 2024 scholarships!
Honors Symposium
The Honors Symposium introduces The ELC’s scholarship recipients to a wide range of business-related careers and industries to increase the number of future Black business leaders. The 2022 ELC Scholar Pinning Ceremony opened the weeklong Honors Symposium. This inaugural ceremony welcomed Scholars into The Executive Leadership Community and reaffirmed The ELC’s commitment to cultivating Black talent. Scholars were pinned by ELC Members and Corporate Sponsors who have demonstrated Black Excellence and achieved top performance in their careers.
2022 ELC Honors Symposium Pinning Ceremony Recap