Established in 2006 by Randolph W. Church, Jr. and Lucy C. Church, ’81, MPA ’86 to attract outstanding students majoring in English, history, modern languages, philosophy, psychology, political sciences, humanities, or economics. Mr. Church, an attorney, is a former rector of the Board of Visitors and former trustee of the George Mason University Foundation. Mrs. Church, a former trustee of the foundation and a former faculty member, is an alumna of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
- Be an incoming freshman with a minimum high school GPA of 3.5 and a strong record of scholastic achievement in college preparatory courses;
- Be a full-time undergraduate student;
- Be a resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia;
- Show unusual promise of superior scholastic achievement in the opinion of the college dean; and
Major in one of the following: English, history, modern languages philosophy, psychology or economics.