Awards and Scholarships

Each year, the Graduate Affairs Committee selects the recipients of the following awards:

  • Norman Kogan Fellowship: Given annually to a graduate student in Political Science who specializes in the study of Western European politics.
  • Fund for Legal Studies Fellowship: Given annually to a graduate student in Political Science who specializes in Public Law.
  • Governor Abraham Ribicoff Fellowship: Given annually to a graduate student in political science who specializes in the study of American politics. Preference is given to residents of Connecticut.
  • George F. Cole Dissertation Fellowship: Awarded to a graduate student in Political Science conducting dissertation research in Public Law. Preference given to a student studying the administration of criminal justice.
  • Michael Dunphy Award: Given annually to a graduate student with a strong interest in American government, society, history, or culture. The Political Science Department shares this award with History and Sociology.
  • Everett Ladd Fellowship in American Politics: Given annually to a graduate student with the highest scholastic standing who intends to pursue American Politics as a Ph.D. field.
  • J. Garry Clifford Graduate Fellowship Fund: To assist in the recruitment and retention of excellent graduate students and offer a recurrent source of graduate student support.
  • The Howard L. Reiter Memorial Award for Political Science Graduate Education: To support the University by providing fellowship support for graduate students enrolled full-time in the Political Science Department in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.