Michael and Lauren Brown Family Scholarship in Honor of Professor Paul Smith

Awarded to a junior Political Science major who demonstrates academic merit and shows a commitment to the University. Preference for a student with demonstrated financial need. Scholarship is renewable if the student continues to meet the criteria.

Students should have a FAFSA on file to demonstrate financial need according to Free Application for Federal Student Aid guidelines. For consideration of this scholarship, eligible students must write a one-page essay signifying their interest in American politics and the electoral process.

Applicants without financial need will be considered.
Applicants who are classified as senior 1 will be considered as well.

Supplemental Questions
  1. In a one-page essay please discuss your interest in American politics and the electoral process.
  2. In 250 words or less describe your extracurricular activities and how your involvement with these activities benefits the Binghamton University community.