The Demetric Walker Memorial Scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate History major in memory of Demetric Walker, a History alumnus of the Class of 2000. The scholarship is intended to benefit a JMU undergraduate student majoring in History who is a U. S. citizen. To be eligible, applicants must demonstrate a financial need, have a current FAFSA application on file with the Office of Financial Aid, and hold a GPA of at least 3.0 or its equivalent. (High school records will demonstrate the GPA of high school seniors matriculating to JMU.) The scholarship is intended to help defray tuition. To apply, please submit:
1. A cover letter that summarizes the applicant’s service activities and the level of involvement in them.
2. A written essay (between 1000 and 1500 words) examining how the study of history helps the individual better understand the relationship between religion and society.
Applications should be addressed to The Demetric Walker Memorial Scholarship and mailed to the Department of History, James Madison University, 58 Bluestone Drive MSC 2001, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, and must be postmarked no later than 1 April to be considered. The student selected will be notified no later than 1 July.