Musgrave named Creigh Weyer Scholar

Hastings College student Nick Musgrave has been named a Creigh Weyer Scholar by the Creigh Foundation. These highly-selective, post-graduate scholarships are offered to Hastings College students with outstanding leadership potential.

Musgrave, a junior from Parkersburg, West Virginia, is majoring in history and political science. Musgrave is an Eagle Scout and has worked on a number of political campaigns. He plans to intern this summer with the United States Senate in Washington. Following graduation, he plans to pursue a law degree.

The Creigh Weyer Scholarship offers up to $40,000 in grants to support graduate study in any field in the United States or overseas. The program also provides active mentoring, guidance and support from national senior leaders in business, government and academia.

Creigh Weyer Scholars are selected on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated leadership potential,
  • High probability of becoming a leader with a substantial impact on his or her community,
  • Highest ethical standards and integrity,
  • Strong communication skills, and
  • Strong academic record with likely acceptance by a first-rate graduate school.

Creigh Weyer Scholars have attended some of the finest graduate schools in the United States, including Harvard Law School, Yale Law School, the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, the Purdue Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Texas Law School, the Duke School of Environmental Management, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, the Emory School of Public Health and the Duke School of Public Policy.

Hastings College is a private, four-year institution located in Hastings, Nebraska, that focuses on student academic and extracurricular achievement. With 64 majors and 15 pre-professional programs, Hastings College has been named among “Great Schools, Great Prices” by U.S. News & World Report, a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review and a “Best Bang for the Buck” school by Washington Monthly. For more, go to

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