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Samuel Huntington Public Service Award 2024

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award is offered to honor Samuel Huntington, President and Chief Executive Officer of the New England Electric System which later merged with National Grid. Post his graduation, Samuel Huntington spent 2 years teaching science in Nigeria. The award includes $30,000 for a one-year project for graduating college seniors to pursue public service anywhere in the world.

Past award recipients have won an unsolicited, prestigious McArthur “genius” grant; been named U. S. Surgeon General; and been recognized as a Forbes “30 Under 30” entrepreneur.

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Samuel Huntington Public Service Award 2024 – Overview

Scholarship NameSamuel Huntington Public Service Award
Application Open DateJuly 1, 2023
Application DeadlineJanuary 31, 2024
Winners 1
Scholarship Amount$30,000
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The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award offers $30,000 for a one-year public service project: $15,000 is awarded at the start of the project, and $15,000 is awarded upon receipt of a six-month progress report.

Eligibility Criteria

Follow the requirements for applying for the Program:

All graduating students from accredited U.S. colleges

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Application Process

To apply for the program, you will have to submit your application.

Submit the Application Form Along with the following documents:

  • A brief abstract of the proposal (no more than 100 words)
  • Proposal in 1,000 words or less, including
  • a. Brief statement of need for the project (no more than a few sentences)
  • b. Specific measurable target objectives;
  • c. Schedule for project tasks;
  • d. Sustainability of the project.
  • Budget (your application will be viewed more favorably if a significant portion of the funds is devoted to your project; award monies not to be used for student loan repayment).
  • Three letters of recommendation (each one-page only)
  • Transcript (official)
  • Résumé

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Selection Process

Awardees will be considered based on the quality of the proposal, academic record, and other personal achievements. Finalists will be personally interviewed before the selection of the award recipient(s).


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