Montell Ogdon International Law & Diplomacy Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Montell Ogdon taught international law part-time at Franklin College from 1963-1978. Previously, he taught at Texas Tech, Georgetown University and George Washington University. Dr. Ogdon was an advisor for the U.S. government on international law.
There are two phases of the Montell Ogdon International Law and Diplomacy Endowed Scholarship. Phase 1 is for students currently enrolled at Franklin College. Recipients must be full-time students and are required to take selected courses in foreign language as well as internationally-oriented courses in political science, history or economics. Phase 2 of the award is for students pursuing their education after graduating from Franklin College. Recipients must have completed 12 semester hours of foreign language and 20 semester hours in political science, history or economics. The recipient must be enrolled full-time in an accredited law school offering courses or pursuing a graduate degree in international law and diplomacy at an appropriate university, including but not limited to, Columbia University, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Harvard University or Tufts University. A committee comprised of members of the political science, history, modern languages and economics departments selects recipients.