College of Social Sciences and Public Policy names 18 Social Science Scholar award recipients
The College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University has chosen 18 juniors to receive its inaugural Social Science Scholars awards.
"This award is the highest honor our college can bestow on a student," said David W. Rasmussen, dean of the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy. "It recognizes the students' academic and leadership abilities, and gives them the tools and experience they will need to lead projects of their own."
The highly competitive selection process for the awards emphasized students' academic achievement as well as their leadership in campus and community organizations, internships and service activities.
The 18 new Social Science Scholars will attend leadership seminars during the spring 2012 semester to develop and plan their own projects, putting what they learn into practice during the summer and/or fall semester. They will also receive up to $5,000 for travel and expenses related to their projects.
Each group of Social Science Scholars also will be afforded other special academic and extracurricular opportunities during the remainder of their time at the university. These include:
The 2012 Social Science Scholars, along with their majors and hometowns, are:
"This award is the highest honor our college can bestow on a student."
David W. Rasmussen
Dean, Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy