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Attention WRTC Undergrads!

The Whitten Maher Memorial Scholarship for Writing and Design is looking for submissions for the 2014-2015 academic year.

To be considered as a Whitten Maher Memorial Scholar, a student must:

  • be currently enrolled in either full or part-time undergraduate studies at James Madison University, and

  • continue to be enrolled during the coming fall semester (when the scholarship will be applied to their tuition);

  • have created an outstanding written composition and/or design that does at least one of the following: 1) educates audiences through a civic purpose; 2) promotes empathy rather than derision, and 3) seeks to encourage populations who feel unrecognized or misunderstood;

  • never have been awarded the Whitten Maher Memorial Scholarship for Writing and Design.

Deadline for submissions is Friday, May 2, 2014. For information on the scholarship, selection process, and requirements, please visit the Whitten Maher Memorial Scholarship's page.