SPA - John C. Buechner Public Service Scholarship

Awarded to School of Public Affairs graduate students who intend to pursue a career in public service and who have demonstrated financial need. Preference given to those with some experience in public service and a demonstrated ability to integrate the ethic of service into all aspects of their lives. Applications are also encouraged from persons with diverse backgrounds with potential not yet demonstrated by their academic records. Recipients must be enrolled full time in the School of Public Affairs and maintain good academic standing for the entire period during which the award is received. The award will be dispersed in two even amounts in the fall and spring terms.

Up to $3,250.00
School of Public Affairs
Supplemental Questions
  1. In 500-1,000 words, please describe your achievements, contributions and motivation to develop a career in public service.
  2. In no more than 500 words, please describe how you have or how you plan to integrate the ethic of service into your life.
  3. If you believe that your academic record does not accurately reflect your potential, please explain in no more than 500 words.
  4. Please explain your current financial need and, if applicable, why the EFC on your FAFSA does not reflect your current financial situation.