Leap, the only provider of insurance alternatives to a traditional guarantor in student housing, is pleased to announce the winners of its 2023 Live & Learn Scholarship Program. The scholarship program, which was open to all of Leap’s student housing applicants, received hundreds of submissions across thousands of student housing properties in the U.S.
Leap’s Live and Learn Scholarships for 2023 were focused on students’ understanding of financial aid and tools to lessen the financial burden of getting a college degree.
Leap is dedicated to helping students secure housing and overcome financial obstacles during their pursuit of Higher Education. The Leap Live and Learn Scholarship program provides financial assistance for college-related expenses such as tuition, books, and supplies, empowering students to achieve their academic goals and long-term success. Leap’s employees are committed to this mission, as we strive to make housing more affordable and attainable for all.
The winners of the 2023 Leap Live and Learn Scholarship attend the following universities:
Texas A&M, Graduate Student
University of New Hampshire, Sophomore
University of North Carolina, Junior
Washington State University, Sophomore
University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Graduate Student
Each winner has received a $5,000 scholarship to help support their educational pursuits.
The winners were extremely excited to be the 2023 recipients of the Leap Live & Learn Scholarship. One of the scholarship recipients, a graduate student at Texas A&M, shared her reflections on the scholarship process, “The process gave me a chance to reflect on my past, what I went through, and how all of those experiences and hardships shaped who I am today and who I desire to be in the future.” Another recipient, a graduate student at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, said, “The fact that people like you believe in my potential and are prepared to invest in my education means the world to me.”
Leap’s Student Housing Advisory Board, which is composed of senior executives from several of the largest student housing operators in the country, chose the winning essays. “We congratulate each of the winners for their outstanding efforts and dedication to their academic goals,” said Rory O’Connell, CEO of Leap. “We are proud to support these students in their pursuit of higher education and wish them continued success in their academic journey.”
Leap Insurance Agency, LLC. is a leading provider of innovative occupancy and risk management solutions for the student housing, multifamily, and single-family rental markets. It is Leap’s mission to improve the financial performance of landlords while making renting more accessible. Its products serve to make apartment and single-family leases more affordable, providing insurance alternatives to security deposits and guarantors. Leap partners with 22 of the top 25 Student Housing providers, and currently serves clients who own and operate over 1,000,000 homes across 50 states. For more information, visit Leapeasy.com.