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$3000 J. Charles Merrill Scholarship

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    Susana Contreras was J. Charles Merrill Peace & Justice Scholar for 2012-2013.

Apply now for the Fifth Annual J. Charles Merrill Peace & Justice Scholarship.

Attention Upcoming Juniors and Seniors! It’s time to submit your application for the J. Charles Merrill Peace and Justice Scholarship.

J. Charles Merrill was a Southwestern alumnus and life-long pastor who chose to take on issues such as child abuse and neglect, poverty, war, and bigotry. In honor of his memory and his life’s work, the Merrill family has endowed a $3,000 scholarship to be awarded each year to a student who has completed at least two years of full time enrollment at SU and who has demonstrated interest in activities or occupations which promote peace and justice. 

The application deadline is March 1, 2013 at 5pm. Please submit your completed form to the Office of Spiritual and Religious Life by campus mail, in person or via email to For more information and to download the application, please click on the link below.

The winner for academic year 2012-2013 was Susana Contreras, a junior in 2012-13 who majors in sociology. 


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