Scholarship Awards *
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Augusta H. Gerberich Scholarship: Given annually to a junior or senior majoring in political science whose special field of interest is international relations. Preference is given to female students. The award is based on high levels of scholastic aptitude and scholastic success, demonstration of financial need, and promise of leadership.
Legal Studies Scholarship: Given annually to two undergraduate students pursuing a degree in political science, with preference to seniors, in recognition of scholarly achievement , with priority given to students who plan to enter law school after graduation.
I. Ridgway Davis Pre-Law Fellowship: Given annually to an undergraduate with an outstanding academic record who has been accepted for entry to law school. (Proof of law school acceptance must be provided by 4/15/17. Funds will be awarded once proof of acceptance is received.)
Irving Smirnoff Scholarship: Given annually to undergraduate juniors and/or seniors pursuing a degree in political science, who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement.
Jaime B. Cheshire '99 Endowed Internship Award: Given annually to an undergraduate pursuing a degree in political science and who has been accepted to and is participating in the Political Science Internship Program.
Everett Ladd Fellowship in American Politics: Given annually to University students enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement.
John G. Hill, Jr. and John G. Hill, III/Political Science Excellence Award: Given to upper division students, usually seniors, who have achieved outstanding academic records, or who otherwise merit special recognition.
Howard L. Reiter Senior Award for Graduate Study in Political Science: Given annually to an undergraduate senior pursuing a degree in political science and who intends to study Political Science or International Relations at the graduate level.
Roy H and Hilda M. Merolli Scholarship in Political Science: Given to undergraduate students pursuing a degree in political science with demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.
Fannie Dixon Welch Scholarship: Given annually to a junior or senior female political science major with a special interest in international relations and public policy who is a Democrat, registered in Connecticut. This scholarship is awarded separately by the Connecticut Federation of Democratic Women. The recipient of this award will be contacted directly by the CFDW (not UConn). Name *
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Personal Statement *
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