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Student Ambassador Program

Student Ambassador Program

The Student Ambassador Program was established in 1999 through the M.G. Morrisette Jr. Endowment Scholarship Fund. The Ambassador Program provides the opportunity for select students to realize their leadership potential by serving COA as a recipient of an ambassador scholarship. Student ambassadors serve for one-year appointments, and selection is based on grade-point average (GPA), character, leadership potential and community involvement.

COA ambassadors represent a diverse group of enthusiastic students and exemplify the mission of COA and serves as a highly involved leader of the college and community.

Student Ambassador Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours each semester
  • Be in the top 20 percent of their class
  • Have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Submit recommendation letters


Students who serve as Student Ambassadors are given opportunities to:

  • Provide community service
  • Network with business and community leaders
  • Develop leadership and communication skills
  • Receive a scholarship for the academic year


  • Meinsen, Brittany

  • Director, Admissions and Recruitment

  • COA – Elizabeth City: AE 125

  • 252-335-0821 ext. 2220

  • Felton, LaRaven

  • Admissions Counselor

  • COA –Elizabeth City: AE 122

  • 252-335-0821 ext. 2217