Edwin A. Gere, Jr Scholarship

The Edwin A. Gere, Jr. Scholarship for the Study of State and Local Government was established by Steve Etkin ’81 in honor of Political Science Professor Emeritus Ed Gere, an outstanding professor of public administration and state and urban politics and a heroic pilot in WWII and the Berlin Airlift. Students must demonstrate an academic and professional interest in state and local government and politics. Students who wish to intern abroad in order to learn about state and local governments in other countries are welcome to apply.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please craft an (400-word) essay describing why you are an excellent candidate for this particular scholarship. Discuss your interest in state and local government and politics. Highlight relevant academic, scholarly, or experiential work. Be concise. Winning essays may be forwarded to the scholarship donors.
  2. Please upload your current resume.