The Peter F. Rossiter Scholarship

Peter F. Rossiter was a longtime Democratic Chairman in Sangamon County and the first president of the State Democratic County Chairmen Association. He has endowed an award for freshmen, sophomore, and junior political science majors based on academic merits and financial need.

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