Sheldon E. and Joan S. Smith Scholarship for Public Service

The Sheldon E. and Joan S. Smith Scholarship for Public Service was established by Grant ’81 and Melissa (Smith) ’80, ’85 MPA Peacor. It is designed to provide assistance to a deserving junior or senior year student majoring in political science who is interested in pursuing a career in public service at the federal, state, or local level. The recipient must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and preference is given to a student with active involvement/volunteer work at the University or in his/her community and who has interests in public policy.

Award
$1,500
Deadline
03/08/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please craft an (400-word maximum) essay describing why you are an excellent candidate for this particular scholarship. Discuss your interest in public service at the federal, state, or local level. Highlight relevant academic, scholarly, or experiential public service endeavors. Be concise. Winning essays may be forwarded to the scholarship donors.
  2. Please upload your current resume.