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Application Complete your Application Online. Paper applications are not available and not accepted. Deadline: February 15 at 12:00 noon. Late applications are NOT considered. Please note that number of awards given out per scholarship are subject to change depending on availability of funds each year.
Title Deadline Dollar Amount Awarded Eligibility - Other GPA Requirements Major Scholarship Topic Eligibility - class year
George Goodwin, Jr. Scholarship Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 12:00 $500-750

Strong preference is given to juniors and seniors. Strong consideration is given to major GPA.

None Political Science Public Service Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Edwin A. Gere, Jr Scholarship Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 12:00 $500-1100

Students must demonstrate an interest in state and/or local politics. Strong preference is given to juniors and seniors.

None Legal Studies State/Local Politics Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Daniel and Mary Feder Scholarship Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 12:00 $1000

Must demonstrate an interest in studying American political thought. Strong preference is given to juniors.

3.5 Political Science American Political Thought Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Nathaniel B. Hill Debating Fund Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 12:00 $500 Preference given to juniors and seniors None Political Science Student Clubs Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Luther Allen Scholarship Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 12:00 $500-$800 Must be in good 
academic standing with demonstrated interest in international relations and/or Francophile 
studies, including French-speaking nations and/or provinces. Strong preference is given to juniors. None Political Science Academic Merit, International Relations Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Paul and Lynn Hohenberger Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 12:00 $1300

Must demonstrate a connection to Holyoke, MA, with strong preference for students born or currently living in Holyoke.

None Legal Studies, Political Science Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Sheldon Goldman Scholarship Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 12:00 $500-1000 Demonstrated excellence in Public Law and Judicial Politics. 3.5 Political Science Public Law Junior, Senior
David A. Booth Scholarship Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 12:00 $500

The scholarship is awarded to an incoming (freshman or transfer) minority student from an urban area.

None Political Science Financial Need Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Jean S. Briggs Scholarship Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 12:00 $1500

Applicants must demonstrate financial need and a continuous record of community service to his/her home community, Amherst and its enviros, and/or the University.

3.5 Political Science Academic Merit, Community Service, Financial Need Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Dennis Crowley Scholarship Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 12:00 $1500

Demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in criminal justice

None Political Science Criminal Justice Junior, Senior
Tracey Lee Maker Memorial Scholarship Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 12:00 $500 None Political Science Financial Need Junior, Sophomore
Jerome M. Mileur Internship Fund Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 12:00 $500-1500

Preference is given to studnets who have secured internships in Washington DC

None Political Science Internships Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Sheldon E. and Joan S. Smith Scholarship for Public Service Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 12:00 $1300

Demonstrated interest in public service

3.0 Political Science Public Service Junior, Senior
Jack Street Memorial Scholarship Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 12:00 $5000

Participation in Debate, Mock Trial, or Model UN.

3.0 Legal Studies, Political Science Student Clubs Junior
Robert G. Wilson III Study Abroad Scholarship Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 05:45 3200

Preference is given to students who have taken at least 5 political science classes.

none Political Science Study Abroad Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior