Political Science Scholarships
The Political Science department awards over $43,000 in scholarships that generous donors have provided for our students.
Political Science scholarship awards range from $400 to $10,000; seventeen total scholarships, thirteen of which are $1,000 and above,
Eligibility is based in part on class level, whether you’re a major, minor, or grad student, and additional criteria:
- PSCI majors are eligible for all PSCI scholarships, depending on your class level.
- PSCI minors are eligible for the Brennan and Messina scholarships,
- PSCI MA students are eligible for the Brennan, Payne, Waldron, and Hunt scholarships. MPA students are eligible for the Waldron scholarship.
NOTE: Scholarship applications for academic year 2023-24 are due by March 31, 2023.
Apply for the following scholarships using the UM Scholarship Portal.
- James P. and Margaret B. Brennan Scholarship
- Paul Sliter Memorial Scholarship
- Thomas Payne Memorial Scholarship
- Maud and Grover Waldron Scholarship
- Alan D. Robertson Memorial Scholarship
- Anthony "Tony" Allen Newberry (Doohan) Scholarship
- David and Joyce E. Hunt Public Policy Scholarship
- Kain/McKay Scholarships
- James A. Messina Scholarships
- Noah Nickel Memorial Scholarship
- Reg and Ishbel Wilson Scholarship
- New: Courtney Karen Klagues Memorial Scholarship