F.M. & Beverly B. Bistline Memorial Political Science Scholarship

For Academic Year 2023-2024. – The F.M. & Beverly B. Bistline Memorial Political Science Scholarship is awarded to full-time students majoring in Political Science with an expressed goal of attending Law School. Must demonstrate past involvement in campus or community politics (volunteer participation in an issue or candidate campaign, running for or holding an elected position, participating in a get out & vote campaign, participating in a voter education campaign, lobbying activity, employment as a staff worker for a national or state office holder or other activities of nature). The student must have a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA. Preference to students with 1. Diverse needs. 2. students who are Sophomore, Junior, or Senior; with priority given to Senior level students. NOTE: preference shall ALWAYS be given to Senior level students first who meet above criteria. If no eligible applicants can look at Juniors and then Sophomores. 3. applicants who have best demonstrated a “public service” mentality. Maximum amount shall cover room, board, tuition fees.

Beverly Bistline Scholarship
Full Tuition Scholarships or greater (dependent upon funding)
College of Arts & Letters, Political Science, Pre-Law
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you planning to attend Law School?
  2. Will you have earned enough credits to be a Senior "Class Level" in the upcoming Fall semester?
  3. Community/Public Service is a requirement of this scholarship. Do you attest that you have a "community/public service" mentality?
  4. STATEMENT: Provide an essay addressing your past and present accomplishments, future goals, (expressing your desire to attend law school), past involvement in campus or community politics, plans for financing your education, and any other information you consider to be pertinent. Please be aware that strong emphasis is placed on this section of the application by the selection committee. Be as complete as possible. 100-500 words is sufficient. PLEASE refer to help text on what this includes.