December 2014 — Dr. Preston was a valued professor and administrator who left behind a great legacy of teaching, scholarship and service. This new fund will benefit undergraduate students in Political Science studying urban politics or civil rights, and will serve as a testament to Dr. Preston’s many contributions to USC Dornsife, throughout the university and the community. For the 2015-16 academic year, two scholarship awards of $5,000 will be available.
- Recipients of the award must be full-time undergraduate students in the 2015-16 academic year with a major in Political Science who are studying urban politics or civil rights.
- Minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
- Students graduating in Fall 2015 are eligible to apply.
Application deadline: Tuesday, February 17th, 2015