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Achieve. Lead. Serve.

Susquehanna University Service Leaders (SUSL) program is a prestigious service learning opportunity for SU students to engage in a four-year leadership and training opportunity to impact youth development in the region. The core components focus on reflection, reciprocity and relationships.

What does SUSL entail?

  • Serve with a community partner in a four-year placement to positively impact youth development in the region.
  • Receive leadership training and professional development opportunities to strengthen and develop professional and personal skills to prepare for life as civic leaders.
  • Work 6-8 hours a week with a community partner.
  • First-year students will attend monthly meetings, one winter break service trip, one eight-week summer of service and more.
  • Receive a scholarship of $5,000 yearly with adherence to program requirements.

Questions about the program, contact Sarah E. Farbo, assistant director for service leaders program & career development center, at 570-372-4733 or

How do I apply?

  • Must be accepted into SU and must have filed FAFSA by Jan. 2, 2018
  • A 300 word minimum/600 word maximum essay outlining your commitment and philosophy to service and civic engagement
  • A minimum of two references who can speak to your involvement in service/civic engagement
  • Priority deadline is Jan. 2, 2018, and students applying by this date will be given strongest consideration. Final deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2018
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Sarah E. Farbo

Asst. Director for Service Leaders Program & Career Development Center


Career Development Center, Fisher Hall, Second Floor

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