Joseph Albert Dear Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is not yet fully funded.

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Offered to new or currently enrolled students with at least sophomore standing attending full time who are pursuing studies with a public policy focus in preparation for a career in public service. This scholarship is intended to support promising students who may be at risk of dropping out of college and who demonstrate financial need. In addition, the applicant should be one or more of the following:

  • Facing high levels of student loan indebtedness
  • A first generation student, e.g., a student whose parents did not graduate from a 4 year college or university
  • Native American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • African American
  • A parent
  • Age 24-26 and working to complete their degree