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Politics, Policy and Administration Scholarship

Politics, Policy and Administration Scholarship

Politics, Policy and Administration Department, Western Oregon University


We are proud to be able to award a scholarship to one of our majors with the help of donations from supporters and faculty of the WOU Politics, Policy and Administration Department. The scholarship is intended to reward exceptional students who are highly motivated, dedicated to service, and strongly considering a career in the political or policymaking field. Recipients must demonstrate academic ability and commitment, active involvement at WOU and/or the larger community, and career objectives related to the content taught by the Politics, Policy and Administration Department.


Amount of scholarship: $ 1,000


How amount will be allocated:

Applications will be accepted in the spring quarter of the student’s junior year with the deadline of May 15. Faculty in the Politics, Policy and Administration Department will select the recipient by the end of each spring quarter. The award of $1,000 will be given out at the beginning of the subsequent fall term.


Application requirements


Application deadline: May 1st


Present your application to the Social Science Division Office Specialist in HSS 231. For more information, please consult with your academic major advisor.



Previous scholarship winner for 2013-14:

Anthony Medina

Anthony Medina, current student
Public Policy and Administration major | Sociology minor


"I grew up in a small rural farm-working town that was predominantly Latino. I, along with many of my other classmates, were first in our families to go to college. Through the PPA program at Western I have been able to grow personally and professionally."


Want to find out how to give to this scholarship?

Find out how through the University Advancement giving page.


Division of Social Sciences 503-838-8288 | or e-mail:
Location: HSS 231