Hatton W. Sumners Scholarship

Open to students enrolled full-time in the MPA program within the Department of Public Affairs at the University of North Texas.  Applicants must be beginning, full-time pre-career students interested in an administrative career in local government. 

Five scholarships are awarded each year by the department. The awards are for 18 months and are worth $27,000 each; $12,000 is awarded as a stipend and paid over 16 months ($750 per month), and the remaining $15,000 is applied toward tuition. For the first 12 months, students serve as research assistants to faculty members for 10 hours a week.

The department begins reviewing applications April 1.

*All eligible students must maintain full time enrollment as established by the University, unless the student is nearing completion of their degree program and does not need full time enrollment.

Type of Scholarship: 
Public Administration