The program in Social Policy and Public Service offers students two scholarships:

SPPS Research Paper Award

The Social Policy and Public Service (SPPS) Research Paper Award will recognize outstanding research addressing a social issue within the major's three focuses (i.e. Education, Health, and Governance). The paper must be the student's original research demonstrating analytical skill, creativity, and social consciousness while addressing a critical social problem. Original research is defined as involving independent data collection based on any combination of the following methodology: qualitative, quantitative, and/or mixed methods. Students may submit only one paper for consideration for this prize.

Deadline: May 1, 2017
How to Apply: Download Application

SPPS Excellence Award

This award recognizes undergraduate students who demonstrate academic excellence through research, leadership, community advocacy and public service. The scholarship will be awarded to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Social Policy and Public Service. Applicants must have a G.P.A. of 3.5 or above; submission of unofficial transcript along with scholarship application is required. Applicants must complete the application form and attach a one-page personal statement highlighting their academic accomplishments, leadership positions, social contributions and future educational and professional goals. This recognition is issued by the Social Policy and Public Service Advocates.

Deadline: May 1, 2017
How to Apply: Download Application

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