Scholarship, fellowship, and award recipients in The Hugh Downs School of Human...
Supporting the School
If you would like to help us continue to provide exciting opportunities for our students to enrich their academic experience in the Hugh Downs School, you can do so by contributing to one of our funds listed below.
The Clark D. Olson Forensic Scholarship
The Clark Olson Forensic Scholarship Fund was established in 1999. This fund will become an endowed scholarship, something Clark worked tirelessly toward for the over 300 students he coached for 15 years as Director of Forensics.
The Kristin Bervig Valentine Scholarship
Kristin Bervig Valentine, Professor Emeritus of Communication and Women's Studies at Arizona State University, dedicated her career to research and teaching in performance studies. This scholarship was established in her name and has been awarded annually since 2000.
These awards are announced and presented to the students at the Annual Hugh Downs School Awards Banquet.
If you would like to design a scholarship or special endowment in your name, please contact our HDSHC development officer, Dr. Clark Olson at 480-965-3825 or our Director, Dr. Angela Trethewey, at 480-965-5095.
Give to the General Fund This fund supports the special initiatives of The Hugh Downs School for special events, guest speakers, expands programs and research opportunities.
Give to the Scholarship Fund Your donation will strengthen whichever of The Hugh Downs School scholarship endowment funds needs support most, including The Hugh Downs School Study Abroad scholarship.
Give to the Center for Stragetic Communication This fund supports the CSC's ongoing efforts in the global war on terrorism. Its scholarship includes research on improving U.S. performance in strategic communication and public diplomacy and white papers published from that work.
Give to the Clark D. Olson Forensic Scholarship This fund will provide the next generation of forensic students with assistance defraying their college tuition and expenses
Give to the Kristin Bervig Valentine Scholarship This fund provides support to an undergraduate student who has excelled in performance studies communication classes and made significant contributions to the study of performance through creative activity, scholarship and/or community service.