Through the generous support of donors, the Blackburn Institute provides funding to select students toward the cost of academic expenses and government internships through the following endowed support funds including:

  • Don and Barbara ‘Bobbie’ Siegal Endowed Scholarship;
  • Drummond Company Travel Experience; and
  • Vulcan Materials Company Government Experience.
Congressman Robert Aderholt and Blackburn student Walt Shelton

Government Internships

Blackburn students can apply for a stipend up to $1,000 for internships with elected or appointed officials in Alabama or D.C.

Siegal Scholarship

This Siegal Scholarship awards $2,750 annually to one Blackburn student who has demonstrated an interest in and a concern for the promotion of cultural understanding while maintaining an active participation in the Blackburn Institute.