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Political Science

Political Science

For more information regarding scholarships through the Political Science, please contact the Political Science website or call (435) 797-1306.

  Deadline for applications is January 26, 2018

Douglas Ralph Bean Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student who demonstrates academic achievement and is majoring in Political Science. Preference may be given to a student who demonstrates financial need.


Asa and Vivian Bullen Scholarship

Donated in memory of his parents by Richard H. Bullen, this endowment provides resident tuition scholarships for two outstanding prelaw students, senior year only.

Cynthia Farr Bylund Scholarship 

This endowment, established by Cynthia Farr Bylund, a 1978 political science graduate, honors a junior or senior majoring in Political Science who demonstrates superior potential in the field, personal integrity, and high social and ethical responsibility. GPA is not the main criteria for selection.

 Dr. M Judd & Helen G. Harmon Scholarship

For deserving students within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Political Science as determined by the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Please see AwardSpring to apply for this scholarship.


David M. Heiner Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an International Studies, Law & Constitutional Studies, or Political Science major who seeks an experience in practical politics or political research. This scholarship (when fully funded) will provide housing assistance to the recipient to permit them to accept an unpaid internship or research opportunity.


Mehdi Heravi International Scholarship in Political Science

This scholarship is for international students who are majoring in Political Science who demonstrate financial need or who live in a low-income country, or a country with financial challenges. Recipient will be selected by the Dean. Please see AwardSpring to apply for this scholarship.

Milton R. Merrill Scholarship

Junior or senior students are eligible to receive this scholarship each academic year. Award is based on merit and GPA.

Boyd H. and Sybil S. Stewart Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student who needs support for an internship in Washington, DC.

John S. and Unita Welch Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a senior majoring in Law and Constitutional Studies who will be attending law school. Financial need is a consideration but not a major one. Academic attainment is a major consideration, but character, aptitude for legal study, and desire to serve the public and improve the quality of legal services are also influential in the department's decision. Although the recipient is usually selected after his or her junior year, the money is awarded in one lump sum after proof of admission to law school is obtained by the department.


Political Science Faculty Scholarship

A junior or senior is typically the recipient of this scholarship. Awarded by members of the department who regularly contribute to this fund.