Public Administration Scholarships
Here are some of the Public Administration scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.
Each year, ACWA awards two $3,000 scholarships to deserving students in a water-resources related field of study.
Eligible students must be California residents attending a four-year, publicly funded college or university in California full-time as a junior or senior during the year the scholarship is awarded. Applications must be postmarked no later than APRIL 1 of each year, or the following business day if it falls on a weekend or holiday.
Applicants must be:
• A California resident
• A full-time junior or senior in the year the scholarship will be applied
• Attending an accredited, publicly funded college or university in California
• Studying a water-resources related field or discipline
• Planning to attend school for the complete academic year
Awards are based on a combination of scholastic achievement and a commitment on the part of the applicants to their chosen fields, best demonstrated by pursuing a degree related to or identified with engineering, agriculture or urban water supply, environmental studies and public administration associated with resources management. Financial need is also considered.
Eligibility: Political Science and Public Administration Majors • Junior or Senior class level• Statement of Objectives to include your professional contributions and leadership consideration (first generation college student, or circumstances that present challenges to your pursuit of academic studies, etc.)• A professional resume GPA: 3.25
One $1,000 fellowship is awarded each year to a CSU graduate student at any campus in the area of public policy, American history, economics, archival management, or government in honor of the late Chancellor Emeritus Glenn S. Dumke and his wife Dorothy. Dr. Dumke was Chancellor of the California State University from 1962 to 1982. Applications are available in the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office in January of each year.
The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in public administration or political science who intends to pursue a career in public service. The most recent award was $550.
Catherine W. Pierce scholarship was established to support students who are majoring in disciplines within the Arts and/or History. Mrs. Pierce had a great interest in helping deserving students pursue the fields of Art or History. The award amount is up to $5,000.
To be eligible for this scholarship students must:
- Be enrolled full-time at a U.S. accredited 4 year institution
- Have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Be pursuing a degree in an Art or History discipline (see eligible majors)
To complete this application you will need:
- To write an essay
- To provide an unofficial transcript
MINIMUM GPA: 2.5
ETHNICITIES: African American/Black, American Indian - Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, Hispanic American, Caucasian
RESIDENCY STATUS: U.S. Citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident
COLLEGES / UNIVERSITIES
College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, Master's Student
African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Art, Business, Creative Design, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Culinary, Design, Economics, English, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, History, Hospitality Management, Humanities, Illustration, Industrial Design, International Studies, Journalism, Labor Studies, Mass Media Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Photography/Video, Political Science, Pre-Law, Public Administration, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, Public Relations, Religion, Social Sciences, Social Work, Spanish, Theater Arts/Drama, Theology, TV Production, Urban Planning/Studies, Visual Arts, Vocal Performance, Women's Studies
School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove HighMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 3.0Financial Need: YesPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or University,Community College, Pursuing a 4-year degreeSpecific Requirements for Applying: Interest in Engineering, Public Administration, or Public PolicyAttendance Requirement: Full-Time StudentRequired Participation In School Activities: YesAdditional Qualifications:One scholarship will be given at each of EGUSD's traditional schools. Essay required. Essay should describe applicant's beliefs and values regarding leadership and social responsibility.Required Letters of Recommendation: Required 2 - from teachers
Scholarship DescriptionThese scholarships offer students the opportunity to take advantage of the combined language and international study resources of the Monterey Institute and Middlebury College. To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must be admitted to a degree program in International Policy Studies, International Environmental Policy, Public Administration, Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies, Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, International Business (MBA), or Teaching Foreign Language, for fall at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.With this unusual offer of combined study, the Monterey Institute seeks individuals committed to rigorous language study, master’s-degree training, and professional skill development to address global issues of development, fair trade, international commerce, environmental preservation, nuclear nonproliferation, and other critical issues of our time. Betty and David Jones Language Scholarship recipients will be chosen on the basis of academic credentials, experience, and commitment to building a more peaceful world.Through this offer, two types of awards will be made:Scholarships for tuition, room and board will be awarded for the Middlebury Language Schools program in either Middlebury, Vermont or at Mills College in Oakland, California.Scholarships for tuition only will be awarded for the Monterey Institute Summer Intensive Language Program or the English Preparation for Graduate Students program.Languages of Study at Middlebury College’s Language SchoolsScholarships are offered only for the following languages and levels:Arabic - Beginning or intermediate (Mills College)Chinese (Mandarin) - IntermediateFrench – Intermediate (Mills College)Japanese - IntermediateRussian – IntermediateSpanish – Beginning or intermediateLanguages of Study at Monterey Institute’s Summer Intensive Language ProgramsArabic - Beginning or intermediateChinese (Mandarin) - IntermediateEnglish –English Preparation for Graduate StudiesFrench – IntermediateJapanese – IntermediateRussian – IntermediateSpanish – Beginning or intermediatePrograms at the Monterey Institute of International StudiesScholarships are offered only for students admitted to one of the following master’s programs:International Business (MBA)International Policy Studies (IPS)International Environmental Policy (IEP)Public Administration in International Management (MPA)Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies (NPTS)Teaching Foreign Language (TFL)Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (BAIS)QualificationsBy the time of enrollment at the Monterey Institute in fall, students must demonstrate that they meet the language proficiency requirements for their program of study.MBA, IPS, IEP, MPA, NPTS, BAIS students are required to be at the following levels by the time of enrollment at the Monterey Institute:Arabic and Spanish: Ready to begin studies at the second college level, minimumChinese (Mandarin), English, French, Japanese, and Russian: Ready to begin studies at the third-year college level.Teaching Foreign Language students must be at the minimum fourth year college-level in their desired teaching language.One summer of intensive language training is the equivalent of one full year of college language study during the regular academic year. Students who successfully complete their studies with a grade of B or better, should meet the Monterey Institute entry requirements.
Criteria: 1. Must be a graduate student. 2. Must be a female. 3. Must be interested in public policy. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view http://www.cwig.albany.edu/APPLICATION.doc for more information and an application form.
ISF supports Islamic organizations and mosques by planning and managing joint scholarships. ISF is honored to host the ISF-MCA Scholarship of the Muslim Community Association of the Bay Area, MCA. The ISF-MCA Scholarship program is only open to members and individuals affiliated with the MCA.
Description and Eligibility:
ISF accepts online applications once a year starting in December for a period of three months.
Each Eligible Applicant Must Be:
Muslim and active member of the Muslim Community;
Attending an accredited university in the U.S.;
Majoring in an ISF supported field of study;
Maintaining a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average;
A Citizen or Permanent Resident of the U.S.;
An undergraduate (junior/senior) or of graduate standing.
The Surfrider Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world's oceans, waves and beaches, for all people, through Conservation, Activism, Research and Education. Specific attention is placed on the preservation and enhancement of public access to coastal areas; maintenance and improvement of water quality; and the preservation of surf breaks.Several awards will be made to students who are members in good standing of the Surfrider Foundation, annually, based upon available funds and exceptional applications.Eligibility Criteria:A. Must be a member in good standing of the Surfrider Foundation and embrace the spirit of the Mission and Guiding Principles of the Surfrider Foundation, which guide and govern the activities of the organization. Must be a student enrolled in an accredited College or University (in the U.S. or Internationally) during the upcoming academic year. Undergraduates (of at least Junior standing) with a minimum GPA of 3.4 for all coursework, and graduate students (minimum 9 credits completed) with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.6 are eligible. Both full and part time students are welcome to apply.B. Clearly demonstrate interest in coastal environmental science and issues relevant to the Surfrider Foundation Mission as well as contribution(s) to advancing the public interest in such issues, as evidenced by both of the following.1. A major field of study pertaining to oceanography, marine affairs, environmental sciences, public policy, community planning or natural resources.2. Participation in cooperative or independent research, environmental activities or work experience related to the above mentioned disciplines.
The City of Chicago Scholarship is directed to students who are nominated by a parent, legal guardian, or foster parent who is currently employeed by the City of Chicago. Recipients must have a 2.5, attending a UNCF college or university and have a financial need. Special consideration will be made to students who plan to major in Public Administration, Public Policy, or Business Administration.
COLLEGES / UNIVERSITIES
High School Senior, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior
STATES / CITIES
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