The Republican Probity Women (RPW) is an organization dedicated to empowering women within Preble County Ohio in the political process. In support of that goal, the RPW has established the Political Studies Scholarships. This year, two (2) scholarships will be awarded to Republican women working to promote Republican principles on campus and in their daily lives.
Preference will be given to students majoring in a degree field that is directly related to Political Science. Those subjects may include: Political Science, Government, Law, Communications/Journalism, Public Policy, Public Administration, International Relations, Social Studies, Philosophy, or Economics. Students must not be in their final year of study. Value $1,000 each.
Applicants must: Be a female with US citizenship and a resident of Preble County, Ohio for the past 2 consecutive years; If 18 years of age or older, be registered to vote in the state of Ohio; Either be currently attending or committed to attend (within an 8 months period of being awarded this scholarship) an accredited college or university; Have a minimum GPA of 2.5; Submit one (1) letter of recommendation from someone other than a family member mentioning the applicant’s character and moral standing; Submit a 1-page (only) resume; Submit the application, completed in its entirety, along with transcripts, ACT results (if available) and any other supporting documents. Winning students should plan to attend an RPW meeting to be awarded the scholarship. Applicants must give written approval to the RPW to use their name and photo for RPW Scholarship Promotions. Completed applications must be received by midnight on July 31st.