David W. Rossell, DA, Associate Provost for Personnel and Budget, retired from George Mason University on August 1, 2007 after serving the university for 23 years. While at Mason, Dr. Rossell was actively involved with Mason’s Higher Education Program, which prepares individuals for administrative and leadership positions in two- and four-year colleges. This scholarship was established to support one or more student scholarship awards. Recipients will be a graduate student pursuing a degree in the Higher Education Program, will qualify on the basis of merit and financial need, may be either full or part-time, and be either an in-state or out-of-state student. The scholarship may be renewable, subject to the availability of funds. For renewal, the recipients must continue to meet the criteria above.