Scholarships

The Department of Political Science, Global Studies, and Geography at Shepherd University is accepting applications for the below scholarships for students majoring in Political Science with a concentration in Political Communications. All students may apply but priority is given to incoming freshmen. For more information about these scholarships and how to apply, please contact Dr. Kushin at mkushin@shepherd.edu.

1. The Bonnie and Bill Stubblefield Scholarship – $1,000/year up to 4 years – Academic excellence as demonstrated through GPA, courses are taken, scholarly or creative accomplishments, and/or other related academic accomplishments.

Applications for this scholarship are OPEN.

 2. The Friends of the Stubblefield Institute Scholarship – $1,000/year up to 4 years – A demonstrated commitment to the mission of the Bill and Bonnie Stubblefield Institute for Civil Political Communications. Learn more at http://stubblefieldinstitute.org.

Applications for this scholarship are OPEN.

3. The GOPAC Educational Fund Scholarship Award, Topic: Outstanding Leadership – $2,500/year up to 4 years – Demonstrated leadership related to social, civic, or political involvement in one or more of the following areas: nonprofits, social entrepreneurship, government policy, or free markets. Preference is given to those with a demonstrated commitment to civil political communication; minimum 3.5 GPA.

Applications for this scholarship are OPEN.

4. The GOPAC Educational Fund Scholarship Award, Topic: Outstanding Civic Achievement – $2,500/year up to 4 years – Outstanding achievement or involvement in an activity that demonstrates a commitment to nonprofit, social, entrepreneurship, or related efforts to address civic, social, or communities issues. Preference is given to those with a demonstrated commitment to civil political communication; minimum 3.5 GPA – To be presented to deserving POSCI/POLCOM majors.

Applications for this scholarship are OPEN.

The Journalism minor at Shepherd University also has one scholarship supported by the Stubblefield Institute.

1. Scholarship in Honor of Jim Lehrer – $1,000/year up to 4 years – awarded to an outstanding Journalism minor.

Applications for this scholarship are CLOSED.

The above scholarships are supported by the Bonnie & Bill Stubblefield Institute for Civil Political Communication at Shepherd University.

About the Political Communications Concentration: https://www.shepherd.edu/political-science/political-communications-concentration

For more information about these scholarships and how to apply, please contact Dr. Kushin at mkushin@shepherd.edu.