The Craig Raupe Scholarship | Department of Political Science

The Craig Raupe Scholarship

The Craig Raupe Scholarship provides a stipend to support an internship in Washington, DC.

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Must demonstrate, by their past activities and future goals and plans, a commitment to the vision of American democracy on which Craig Raupe's life was based, including progressivism, populism, egalitarianism, and responsiveness by government to the disadvantaged.
  • The recipient must have completed (by the end of Spring semester) a minimum of 90 semester hours with a grade point average of at least 3.0, including at least fifteen hours of Political Science courses with the same minimum average.
  • The applicant must fill out the application form and write a short essay (500 words maximum) on their commitment to the values espoused by Craig Raupe.

To apply for this scholarship, please fill out this form and return it to the Department of Political Science by February 15th, 2024.

For scholarship committe timeline, please click here

There is also a Raupe Travel Scholarship, maintained by the Student Government Association.