Being a Stover Scholar means the chance to explore some of the most interesting and important ideas and issues imaginable, for instance:
What can we learn—and apply today—from the leaders of our Founding Era, with its amazing concentration of talent and political ability?
How do we translate fundamental beliefs about what is moral and ethical into policies on specific and complex issues, whether they relate to taxation, or energy, or international security?
How can committed citizens work effectively to bring about social and political change?
Whether meeting officials during visits to Washington or welcoming them to Waynesburg, Stover Scholars come face-to-face with an array of influential leaders. A few recent examples:
The Stover Scholar Program culminates with a senior internship, which provides the chance to bring together diverse ideas and apply them in a context that fits students’ individual interests and goals.
The Stover Center aspires to prepare its Scholars to make a positive difference in whatever sphere of endeavor they choose, be it law, public policy, or politics, business, teaching, or health care. In addition to enjoying exceptional educational opportunities, each Scholar has the chance to build an impressive transcript of experiences, likely to gain the attention of graduate school admissions committees and future employers.