philhart_thumbU.S. Democratic Senator from Michigan from 1958 to 1976, Phil Hart believed politics was a public trust to be earned and kept by public officials. Because of the way in which Senator Hart conducted his politics, he earned the title of “Conscience of the Senate.” Politics was the noble art of governing for him, and governing was about building a better future for our children and our children’s children. This scholarship is awarded to students whose ideals and goals reflect those of the late senator. Successful applicants have demonstrated interest in public service through leadership roles and volunteer activities in school, community and church.

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