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Political Science Department Scholarships

Scholarship applications will be available starting October 13.

The deadline for undergraduate student applications will be February 1, 2018 by 4 PM.

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We encourage students to fill out the free application for federal student aid (FAFSA), however it is not required to apply for Political Science scholarships.

PLEASE NOTE:This year, we are using a new online application process for scholarships available through the CSBS dean's office, as well as all departments and programs. There is one standard application form that will guide applicants to scholarships for which they are eligible. The online application will guide you through various questions to help identify scholarships suited to you. 


Political Science Department Scholarships Currently Offered: 

SCHOLARSHIP NAME: J. RALPH BROWN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Available to: Undergraduate or graduate students in Political Science

Selection Criteria: At the discretion of the selection committee

Donor: Lucille Brown in memory of her husband J. Ralph Brown.

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SCHOLARSHIP NAME: J.D. WILLIAMS SCHOLARSHIP

Available to: Students in Political Science

Selection Criteria: At the discretion of the selection committee

Donor: The J.D. Williams Scholarship was established in honor of Professor J.D. Williams upon his retirement from the University of Utah. (Williams died in 2007 at the age of 81). "Dr. Williams was noted for his personal interactions with the students who came under his purview. "He loved his students and went out of his way to help them," said his wife, Barbara Wright Williams. Those who lagged behind in class were invited to personal sessions, where he mentored them individually to avoid having to fail them. "He had many grateful students," she said."

SCHOLARSHIP NAME: ELBERT D. THOMAS AWARD IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

Available to: Students in Political Science

Selection Criteria: An undergraduate student who makes a contribution by participating regularly in the activities of the department.

Donor: Established in honor of Elbert D. Thomas (1883-1953), a U.S. Senator from Utah (1933-1951). 

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SCHOLARSHIP NAME: THE B.F. FARR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

Available to: Junior or senior students in Political Science

Selection Criteria: 3.0 GPA and financial need

Donor: This award was given by Nancy Farr Delgado and James B. Farr in memory of B.F. Farr.

SCHOLARSHIP NAME: JOSEPH ROSENBLATT FUND

Available to: Graduate students in Political Science

Selection Criteria: At the discretion of the selection committee for outstanding written paper

Donor: Joseph Rosenblatt (1903-1999).

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SCHOLARSHIP NAME: RICHARD AND KELLY WHITLOCK ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

Available to: Students in Political Science

Selection Criteria: At the discretion of the selection committee

Donor: The estate of Richard and Kelly Whitlock. Kelly was a graduate of the College of Social and Behavioral Science in 1971.

 


More Financial Resources

The Political Science Department also provides annual awards for outstanding acheivement and research papers:

Last Updated: 10/6/17