Rockwell Collins Scholarship

Rockwell Collins
Global Leadership Initiative in Xicotepec is an academic course connected to an international service-learning spring break trip that was developed by Career Leadership Academy staff, UI faculty, and the Iowa Rotary Club District 6000.  This course, allows CLA students to explore leadership from a global perspective before, during and after their travel to Xicotepec, Mexico.  The Rockwell Collins Corporation generously donated money to CLA for students to travel as part of this service-learning and global leadership skill development trip.


Scholarship and Trip Eligibility: To be eligible to receive one of the Rockwell Collins scholarships, applicants must:

  • Be at least a current Career Leadership Academy Part 1 or 2 student at the time of travel over spring break, OR
  • Be an alumnus of the Career Leadership Academy currently taking UI courses at the time of travel over spring break.
  • Enroll in the following courses during the spring semester when the trip shall take place.
    • ​​LS:3009:0001 Global Leadership Initiative in Xicotepec – 2 semester hours
    • ABRD:3352:0006 International Perspectives Xicotepec, Mexico – 1 semester hour  

   Interested in applying? Download the application form here-​​​Xicotepec Form & Criteria- S16.docx