Scholarship Information for Students

student concentrating in classThe competition for scholarship funds is intense.  Your best strategy is to learn as much as you can about the process and opportunities by talking with our financial aid experts so you can be proactive in your search. 

For Current or Future Undergraduate Students:
You can start this process by learning about our Scholarships.

For Current or Future Graduate Students:
You can start this process by visiting our Graduate School.

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Scholarships for Political Science Students

If you are interested in Applied Politics or Conflict Management, Sociology or Anthropology, Chemistry, Philosophy, Mathematics...or any of a number of fields of study only possible in a College of Arts & Sciences... then your individual academic interest intersects with scholarship opportunities.

Click here for an extensive list of scholarships created exclusively for students studying in the Buchtel College of Arts & Sciences.

Political Science students can find scholarship opportunities here.

Ask an adviser about how to proactively pursue scholarship opportunities.

BCAS Scholarship Launches Student Success

student pictureMary Hodge was a student in Political Science who worked on a certificate in conflict management by teaching elementary students to do peer mediation. For these efforts she was recognized as a McNair Scholar, earned a Good Neighbor Award from the City of Akron, and a certificate of appreciation from then Representative Sherrod Brown. Mary was also a recipient of the Center for Conflict Management's Martin Scholarship in recognition of her achievements. After graduation, Mary immediately took a job with Emily's List, later served as the National Youth Director for President Obama's campaign, and is now a respected political consultant.

Learn more about scholarship opportunities unique to each Department, Center or Institute.