Scholarship Information for Political Science Majors
Information on Scholarships for Political Science Majors and Minors
The Political Science Department has a growing number of awards and scholarships available to EIU students. With this website section, we are taking the initial steps to pull together key information on scholarship opportunities for Political Science Majors and Minors, and particularly to provide ready access to various applications for our scholarships and awards. Be on the look-out for more information as we develop this important part of our department's website.
For undergraduate students in Political Science, here are some major categories of scholarships and awards we wish to highlight.
- Scholarships/Awards which are initiated through faculty nominations. Major examples for this category include the Outstanding First Year Student Award, the Baumgartner Scholarship, the Outstanding Senior Award and the H. Edward Brazil Award for Undergraduate Use of Quantitative Methods.
- Scholarships/Awards which are initiated by a student application. Major examples for this category include the Political Science Honors Scholarship, the Robert F. Glover Student Leadership Scholarship, the James E. and Joseph T. Connelly Scholarship, and the Birdina Gregg Annual Fund Award.
- Other Scholarships/Awards. In addition there are scholarship opportunities which while not focused exclusively on political science majors, definitely should be considered by our students. One of these is the recently established Frank McCormick Phi Beta Kappa Study Abroad Scholarship.
Here are some key links: