The Center for Political Communication annually awards the "Theodore and Lillian Scholarship in Political Communication," to undergraduate students with financial need who are minoring in political communication. The first Wainwright Scholarship was awarded in 2011.
The scholarship is endowed by Joan Wainwright (UD 1982), a graduate of the Department of Communication in the College of Arts & Sciences, and her husband Jerome LeBlond. Ms. Wainwright is Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications of Tyco Electronics Corporation. She is also a founding member of the Center’s Advisory Council.