Grants and Awards
The Department of Political Science offers a number of grants, fellowships, and awards for our majors. As of the 2017-2018 academic year, all applications must be submitted through the online applications available at the below links. Make sure to apply for any awards in advance of any purchases or financial commitments related to potential research. Fudning for all fellowships and grants is subject to Department approval.
Research support to cover travel and other expenses related to conducting your own research project.
Supports paid research, working with a faculty member on a project of their choosing.
Kenneth Janda Prize for Best Undergraduate Honors Thesis
Awarded to the best honors thesis of the year.
William M. McGovern Award for Academic Excellence and Leadership
Award for excellence in scholarship, leadership, and University citizenship for a graduating political science major.
R. Barry Farrell Prize for Academic Achievement
Awarded to the best 395 research paper.
Department of Political Science Postgraduate Studies Scholarship
This award is presented to outstanding senior political science majors attending graduate or professional school the following summer or fall.
Outstanding student selected to lead graduating seniors during the graduation ceremony.Back to top