HPS Department Scholarships
Department of History and Political Science is pleased to announce the History and Political Science Scholarships for 2014-2015 school year. All students majoring in history, political science, international studies, or social science in the 2014-2015 school year are eligible to apply for a departmental scholarship. These scholarships are awarded by the department in recognition of excellence in intellectual achievement, as well as commitment and contribution to the departmental community. Scholarship applicants will be evaluated on the following four criteria:
· Overall college grade-point average
· Grade-point average within the major
· Participation in departmental life
· Applicant's essay discussing departmental contribution and career goals
Completed applications are due back in the departmental office , , no later than Applicants will be notified of the faculty’s decision by mail.
CLARA COLT SCHOLARSHIP - This scholarship is awarded to students in all the department's majors on a competitive basis.
RON KIRKEMO PUBLIC SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP - This scholarship is for a sophomore political science major who gives evidence of an interest and potential for success in a professional career in public service and an interest in national scholarships.
RON KIRKEMO HONORS SCHOLARSHIP –
FLOYD AND FLORENCE TURNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - This scholarship is for political science majors with a g.p.a. of 3.5, or higher, who intend to pursue graduate work in the field.
DELLA MENDENHALL SCHOLARSHIP IN PEACE STUDIES - This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in the Department of History and Political Science who has demonstrated a sincere personal and academic commitment to Peace Studies and has maintained a GPA
1. a body of written and course work that demonstrates a growing expertise in the field,