Awarded annually by the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, on the recommendation of the Director of the School of Public Policy and Administration to outstanding graduate students in a degree program within the School of Public Policy and Administration. Eligible student recipients would be identified on the basis of their demonstrated research abilities in the following: the theoretical foundations of government; the historical or comparative study of public administration; multiculturalism; or other areas of current importance. Endowed in 2017 by Mr. C. Lloyd Stanford.