Morrison Institute offers $2,500 in scholarships

<p>ASU’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy is accepting applications for the Young Steward of Public Policy scholarship program. This distinctive program provides the opportunity for Arizona high school seniors to earn a scholarship award and be published in the Arizona Republic and Tucson Citizen newspapers.</p><separator></separator><p>The first-place award recipient will receive a $1,500 scholarship to ASU, while the second-place award recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship to ASU.</p><separator></separator><p>The sponsors of the Young Steward program are Salt River Project, General Dynamics C4 Systems, Arizona Public Service, the Arizona Republic and Tucson Citizen.</p><separator></separator><p>This prestigious scholarship is designed to challenge Arizona high school seniors to think about public policy issues in Arizona and to promote the concept of “stewardship” – public leadership committed to doing what is best for Arizona and its residents, regardless of political philosophy or personal gain.</p><separator></separator><p>Young Steward of Public Policy awards will be based on an essay about a public issue of critical importance to Arizona. Essays must analyze a public issue affecting the state and include specific recommendations for Arizona policymakers on how the issue should be addressed.</p><separator></separator><p>To apply, Arizona high school seniors should visit the Web site and click on “Public Policy Scholarship,” or call (602) 496-0900 to request an application. The application deadline is March 31, and award recipients must attend ASU.</p><separator></separator><p>This special program was established by Elaine and Richard Morrison of Gilbert, Ariz., to commemorate the impact of the Morrison Institute’s 20-plus years of public service and policy research. Essays by prior award recipients can be viewed online at <a href=""></a>.</p><se… Haas, <a href=""></a&gt; <br />(602) 496-0202<br />Morrison Institute</p>