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Bernard and Adele Rosen Scholarship

The Rosen Scholarship provides $2,500 annually to a full-time graduate student entering the Masters in Public Administration Program in fall 2012. Awardees will be selected based on academic and leadership experiences, as well as their interest in applying knowledge and insights developed in the MPA program to a career in government service.  

Essay Requirements:  

In 1,000 words or less (total), provide: 

  • A summary of your past experiences and achievements in community and public service. 

  • Answers to the following questions:  

1. How do you want to use the knowledge and competencies gained through the MPA program (express your interest OR preference for working to effectively implement public policy in the federal government, OR in state government, OR in local government, OR non-profit organizations, OR in other ways?)  

2. How will receiving the Rosen Scholarship help you pursue those career goals?  

Please include your name, student id, email address, program start date (month/year) and expected graduation (month/year) in the heading of your word document. The deadline to apply is May 15th.  

Email application to spagradscholarships@american.edu.  

Questions? Contact SPA Graduate Admissions at 202-885-6230.