Wayne Morse Scholars

 
Wayne Morse Scholars

Informed Debate   Community   Social Justice

The Wayne Morse Scholars program is for UO undergrads from any background or major. It provides skills building, service learning, and leadership training to students interested in public affairs and community engagement. Applications are due each spring and the program begins the following fall. Any current UO student who can commit to at least two years in the program is eligible to apply. 

 

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What Scholars do

Tackle big questions of democracy and governance.
Special seminars PS351: Democratic Dilemmas and PS399: Democracy in Practice. Monthly lunch gatherings to discuss compelling topics ranging from campus and local issues to national and global challenges (free food!)

Explore forms of political engagement.
Annual field trips to Salem, Portland, and other sites to watch the political process and public policy in action

Participate in praxis in real-world settings.
Internships and applied research for upper-level scholars, with modest funding to support them

Develop leadership skills.
Hands-on workshops and training sessions to prepare for the job world and to explore varied leadership styles

Connect with prominent scholars and elected officials.
Backstage PASSes with invited speakers including: elected officials, public scholars, and movement leaders

Join a community of students committed to service and justice.
Fun social events and service days

Current Wayne Morse Scholars

Philosophy
Political Science, Sociology
Psychology and Political Science
Ethnic Studies and Psychology
General Science and Global Studies
International Studies & Sociology
Journalism and Political Science
Anthropology and German & Scandinavian Studies
Ethnic Studies and Political Science
Economics and Political Science
Cultural Anthropology, Pre-Med
Psychology, Legal Studies
Political Science, Global Studies
Political Science, Spanish
Anthropology and Political Science
Political Science
Political Science, Economics
Psychology
International Studies and French
Political Science
Mathematics, Economics
Anthropology
Mathematics, Economics
Economics and Political Science
International Studies and Political Science
General Social Science and Political Science
Political Science
Political Science, English
International Studies and Spanish
Biology, Business Administration
German and Political Science
Political Science
Sociology and Political Science
Political Science
Global Studies
Political Science and Journalism
Comparative Literature
General Social Science
Political Science
Advertising and Political Science
Planning, Public Policy, and Management
Economics, Environmental Studies, Chinese
Sociology and Planning, Public Policy, and Management
Media Studies, Legal Studies
Global Studies, Latin American Studies
International Studies, Women's and Gender Studies
Political Science, Global Studies
Philosophy; Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Sociology, Psychology, and Political Science
Planning, Public Policy, and Management and Political Science
International Studies and Political Science
Political Science
Planning, Public Policy, and Management, Political Science
Political Science
Global Studies and Psychology
Political Science
Neuroscience, Ethics
Economics and Political Science
Women and Gender Studies and Political Science
Global Studies and Romance Languages
International Studies
Chemistry and Political Science
Planning, Public Policy, & Management and Political Science
Art, Sociology
History, Political Science
Political Science
Global Studies, Psychology
Political Science
History and Sociology
Sociology, Political Science
Global Studies and Political Science
Environmental Studies
Political Science
Economics, Political Science
Philosophy, Cinema Studies

Class of 2021 

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Give to the Scholars program

Your gift will help Wayne Morse Scholars reach their maximum potential. With the help of our generous donors, Wayne Morse Scholars are able to particpate in field trips, internships, and valuable leadership workshops, and other experiences that encourage their development into well-informed and seasoned leaders. 

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