Through a gift from the Rev. James B. Simpson, the School of Communication (SOC) at American University provides graduate fellowships to direct the Simpson website.
The database currently houses almost 3,000 quotations and is updated regularly to reflect a variety of quotations from a wide range of sources, including news talk shows, pop culture events, social media, and recently published books and magazines.
Must have been admitted (or have applied) to the full-time MA in Political Communication program at SOC and have an understanding of the importance of quotations in contemporary communication. Also requires vision for a quotations project both in print and on the Web and a working knowledge of the importance of interactivity and building community on the Web. Editing, writing, new media, and HTML experience preferred, as well as ability to manage and update the site.
This award may be renewed for a second year at a different rate of compensation. Recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the corresponding master's program. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.