Political Science Scholarships

Are you interested in political science and international affairs? Do you want to study these topics and pursue careers based on your interest? If so, you should consider studying political science.

For students, here we have created a list of the “Political Science Scholarships” that will help you to achieve a versatile skill which can be applied in a wide range of careers in public and private sectors.

In our list, here are some of the best Political Science scholarships available for college sophomores and juniors, undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. students. There given scholarships provide varying from $1,000-$5,000. Apply as per your eligibility. Good Luck!!

Udall Undergraduate Scholarships

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors who come from all majors and fields of study. Recent Udall Scholars have majored in environmental sciences and policy studies, agriculture, political science, natural resource management, sociology, anthropology, American Indian studies, tribal public policy, history, English, theater, landscape architecture, and public health, to name just a few areas. The Udall Foundation anticipates awarding 50 scholarships of up to $7,000 each that can be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies, and room and board.

Provided By: Udall Foundation
Course: Bachelor’s or associate’s degree
Award: Total $350,000
Eligibility: College sophomores and juniors
Deadline: March 8, 2018.
Apply Now: http://udall.gov/OurPrograms/Scholarship/Scholarship.aspx

Wayne V Black Scholarship

The Energy Telecommunications & Electrical Association (ENTELEC) is offering a Wayne V Black Scholarship. The program is open to full- time undergraduate students who are seeking a bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Engineering Technology, Computer Science/MIS, Pre-law, Political Science, and Telecommunications/Information Technology at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada. The program will provide up to $5,000 award.

Provided By: ENTELEC Community
Course: Bachelor’s degree
Award: $5,000
Eligibility: Currently enrolled full- time undergraduate student
Deadline:  January 26, 2018.
Apply Now: http://www.entelec.org/entelec/about/waynevblackscholarship

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University of Iowa Political Science Scholarships

At the University of Iowa, Department of Political Science is pleased to offer a number of Political Science Scholarships. The scholarships are awarded annually to currently enrolled University of Iowa undergraduates in political science and international relations.

Provided By: University of Iowa
Course: Political science and international relations
Award: Vary
Eligibility: University of Iowa undergraduates
Deadline:  March 2, 2018.
Apply Now: https://clas.uiowa.edu/polisci/undergraduate/scholarships

Belfer Center Research Fellowships

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs offers research fellowships during the academic year to individuals who wish to devote their time to research and writing in the fields of science and international affairs. The Belfer Center seeks applications from political scientists, lawyers, economists, those in the natural sciences, and others of diverse disciplinary backgrounds. The Center also encourages applications from women, minorities, and citizens of all countries. Stipends for research fellows vary by fellowship.

Provided By: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School
Course: Multiple courses
Award: Vary
Eligibility: Women, minorities, and citizens of all countries
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Apply Now: https://www.belfercenter.org/fellowships

Kenneth Sherrill Prize

Through APSA’s Centennial Center for Political Science and Public Affairs, the Kenneth Sherrill Prize recognizes the best doctoral dissertation proposal for an empirical study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) topics in political science.  In 2018, the Prize will award $200 to a selected Ph.D. candidate, who will also be recognized at the APSA Awards ceremony at the Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.

Provided By: American Political Science Association (APSA)
Course: Political science
Award: $200
Eligibility: Ph.D. candidate
Deadline: February 12, 2018
Apply Now: http://www.apsanet.org/sherrill

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Humane Studies Fellowship

The Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University is now offering the Humane Studies Fellowship. The fellowships are granted to Ph.D. students in the social sciences with a demonstrated research focus in the ideas of a free society. Qualifying fields of study include economics, philosophy, law, political science, history, and sociology. The program is a renewable, non-residency award of up to $15,000 per year to support current or future students in Ph.D. programs.

Provided By: Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University
Course: Ph.D. Course
Award: $15,000
Eligibility: Be enrolled in a Ph.D. program for the upcoming academic year
Deadline: March 1, 2018.
Apply Now: https://theihs.org/funding/humane-studies-fellowship/

Supreme Court Fellows Program

The Supreme Court of the United States is pleased to announce a fellows program. The program offers an opportunity to mid-career professionals, recent law school graduates, and doctoral degree holders from the law and political science fields. Only applicants who are U.S. citizens and hold a J.D. or other post-graduate degree will be considered. An application for the 2019-2020 fellowship year will be released in summer 2018. The Program will pay the finalists’ travel expenses in accordance with federal allowances.

Provided By: Supreme Court of the United States
Course: J.D. or another post-graduate degree
Award: Travel expenses
Eligibility: U.S. citizens
Deadline:  Will be open in summer 2018
Apply Now: https://www.supremecourt.gov/fellows/AboutFellowships.aspx

The Minority Fellowship Program

The Minority Fellows Program (MFP) is a fellowship competition for individuals from underrepresented backgrounds applying to or in the early stages of doctoral programs in political science. Each year, APSA awards up to 12 funded fellowships in the amount of $4,000. This year the spring cycle MFP awards are available in the form of a one-time award ranging from $500-$1000, to support expenses related to Ph.D. graduate study for first and second-year political science Ph.D. students from underrepresented groups.

Provided By: American Political Science Association
Course: Ph.D. programs in political science
Award: $4,000
Eligibility: Political science Ph.D. students, undergraduate seniors, recent graduates
Deadline:  Varies
Apply Now: http://www.apsanet.org/mfp

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Indiana Federation of Republican Women Scholarship

The Indiana Federation of Republican Women is excited to announce The Indiana Federation of Republican Women Scholarship. The scholarship is open to residents of Indiana who are attending an Indiana college in the field of political science, government, journalism, radio, television media or education. Two $1,000 scholarship awards will be given to the deserving candidates.

Provided By: Indiana Federation of Republican Women
Course: Political science, government, journalism, radio, television media or education
Award: $2,000
Eligibility: Residents of Indiana (Both women and men)
Deadline:  Varies
Apply Now: http://www.indianafrw.org/the-ifrw-scholarship.html

American Political Science Association Congressional (APSC) Fellowships

The American Political Science Association (APSA) is offering two fellowships named as “The APSC Congressional Fellowship” and the “APSA-MCI Communications Congressional Fellowship”. The program welcomes applications from political scientists in all subfields who can demonstrate a professional background and interest in Congress and the policymaking process. Applications are welcome from journalists with 2- to 10-years of professional experience, including as a freelancer. Recipients will receive a stipend of $50,000, plus a small travel allowance with other many benefits.

Provided By: American Political Science Association (APSA)
Course: Political Science, Journalism, and APSA-MCI Communications
Award: $50,000
Eligibility: Must have US citizenship or permanent residency
Deadline:  Varies
Apply Now: http://www.apsanet.org/cfp