**This scholarship is only for students majoring or minoring in Political Science, History, Political Economy, International Political Studies, or Integrated Social Studies at Ashland University. If you plan to attend another university or are not interested in those majors, you are not eligible for this program.**
Erica Hawkins is a 2007 graduate of Ashland University and the Ashbrook Scholar Program. She serves as the Director of Communication for the Ohio Department of Agriculture. She is the lead spokesperson for the agency, providing counsel to senior administrators on media and public messaging and overseeing the team that manages the Department’s social media, program marketing, publication, and video production efforts.