David E. Albright Memorial Scholarship
We are not currently accepting applications for this scholarship. We will post the application materials again in the spring semester of 2017.
This award recognizes an outstanding undergraduate who has a major in SGIS and a deep commitment to issues that span countries and continents.
One award of $1,000.
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:
- Be pursuing a major in the School of Global and International Studies
- Have current full-time status at IU Bloomington or in an IU-administered or IU-co-sponsored overseas study program
- Enroll as a full-time student for both semesters of the next academic year at IU Bloomington or in an IU-administered or IU-co-sponsored overseas study program
- Be eligible to graduate at the end of the next year’s spring or summer term
- Have a demonstrated record of international passion and commitment
- Show outstanding academic achievement, including a minimum GPA of 3.500 in your major at the time you apply
Application process and materials
To be considered for this scholarship, you must submit the following application materials by the deadline:
- Application form
- 400- to 500-word personal statement about your international passion and commitment
- Two letters of recommendation from IU faculty members, including at least one letter from a faculty member in the School of Global and International Studies
Email all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “David E. Albright Scholarship.”
Application materials are posted here in the spring.
We accept applications in the spring.
About the donors
This scholarship was established to honor David E. Albright and his passion for international issues by his wife, Ruth Albright, B.A. Journalism 1959, and by the Center for the Study of Global Change. David studied journalism at IU and was editor of the Indiana Daily Student. He earned a Ph.D. in international relations from Columbia University.
David served in the U.S. Army’s intelligence service at the start of the Vietnam War. He also worked for the Council on Foreign Relations, the United States Information Agency, and the Air War College, where he was a professor of national security. As a senior research associate at the Center for the Study of Global Change, David taught courses on international security and mentored students. He was a lifelong IU supporter.
Olga Kalentzidou, director of academic initiatives and experiential learning in the School of Global and International Studies, email@example.com