Scholarships & Funding
The Political Science Department offers six annual scholarships.
Women in Political Science Scholarship
Junior or Senior female political science or public administration majors with GPA of 3.0 or above who have an interest in careers in public service (3 awards of $5,000 each).
Dhirendra Vajpeyi Scholarship
Political science majors who plan to attend graduate school. ($1,000)
Black Hawk County Bar Association Pre-Law Scholarship
Political science, public administration, or political communication major interested in attending law school. Must be a junior or senior resident of Iowa; preference to students who demonstrate financial need. ($500)
Charles Ray and Ada May Hoxie Scholarship
Sophomore or junior political science, public administration, or political communication major. ($500)
Dennis Jensen Memorial
Outstanding political science or public administration student. Must be an Iowa resident with at least 60 hours at UNI and a minimum 3.25 GPA. Preference to student who has completed an internship in state or local government. ($350)
Glasener Political Science Scholarship
Outstanding political science major. ($250)
Note: amounts are estimates based on recent donation levels / investment returns and can change from year to year.
To view information about these scholarships, visit the UNI Scholarship Directory and pick "Political Science" from the drop-down menu "Department / College." Please apply online for these scholarships.