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Scholarship Opportunities for 2021-22 for Political Science and International Relations Students

January 25, 2021

Scholarship Opportunities for 2021-22 for Political Science and International Relations Students

Scholarship Opportunities for 2021-22

Due dates for scholarship applications for 2021-22 are just around the corner. Political Science and International Relations students might want to check out some of the following scholarships.

1. Gail R. Davis First Generation College Student Emerging Leader Award

If you would like to be considered for this award, please contact Professor Schneider (schnei[email protected])

During the 2017-2018 academic year, President Emeritus Thomas J. Haas authorized the establishment of the Gayle R. Davis First Generation College Student Emerging Leader Award to be presented by the University to a first generation sophomore or junior college student who shows a promising future as a leader.  This award is named for Gayle R. Davis who served as Provost and Executive Vice President from 2002-2017, and who was herself a first generation student and a collaborative leader.  Dr. Davis retired from Grand Valley in Spring 2017.  The Davis Award is a tribute to the high regard the University has for Dr. Davis and to the many outstanding contributions she made throughout her tenure.  

Candidate Criteria:

The Gayle R. Davis First Generation College Student Emerging Leader Award recognizes a sophomore or junior who is the first in their family to attend college and shows a promising future as a leader. The selected individual:

  1. is a first generation college student
  2. is making a positive impact in the Grand Valley or external community
  3. is exhibiting collaborative leadership qualities
  4. is excelling academically
    1. has a GPA of 3.3 or higher
    2. has earned between 25 and 84 credit hours at the time of nomination

Due February 8

 

2. Adam M. Malson Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be an undergraduate student enrolled full-time (12 credit hours or more) with a major in Political Science or International Relations. Student should be making university Satisfactory Academic Progress standards. Preference will be given to students with military service.

Application deadline: March 1

For more information please visit the MyScholarships page: https://www.gvsu.edu/financialaid/myscholarships-163.htm

 

3. John T. Batchelder Scholarship

The main requirements are:

  • political science major,
  • minimum 3.3. overall and major GPA,
  • entering junior year carrying at least 55 credits.

Application includes a transcript and one-page essay.

Application deadline: March 1

For more information please visit the MyScholarships page: https://www.gvsu.edu/financialaid/myscholarships-163.htm

 

4. John H. Logie Fellows Program (Office of the Provost)

The John H. Logie Fellows Program provides an opportunity for Grand Valley Students to contribute to Grand Rapids city government. This program is organized by the Provost's office.

This fellowship is designed for any current undergraduate student of junior or senior year status or any graduate student from any discipline who would benefit from an in-depth understanding of specific aspects of city governance. The Fellows will receive tuition free course credit related to the experience for up to six hours, as appropriate to the student’s academic program. The Fellow recipient will be awarded a stipend of $2,000.

For more information please visit

https://www.gvsu.edu/provost/john-h-logie-fellows-program-1.htm

 

 

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