Daughters of the American Revolution National Society
Scholarship Name: Enid Hall Griswold Memorial Scholarship
Description: The Daughters of the American Revolution National Society gives many scholarships to both men and women pursuing a variety of degrees across the country. The Enid Hall Griswold Memorial Scholarship is reserved for juniors and seniors who are studying political science, history, economics or government full-time. The $1,000 is award is not renewable, but is a great way to supplement a social science degree. The DAR also offers social science scholarships in history and historic preservation
Awards per Year: 1
Award is Open to: Undergraduate Students (juniors and seniors)
Major/Field of Study: Political Science, History, Economics. Government
How to Apply/Contact: Scholarship applications for the Enid Hall Griswold Memorial Scholarship, along with the other DAR scholarship offerings, are available on the Daughters of the American Revolution National Society website.
See Also: Scholarships for Political Science Majors,Association Scholarships
Government Finance Officers Association
Scholarship Name: Minorities in Government Scholarship
Description: While not all political science majors end up in government jobs, there is a high demand for talented young people to enter public service. The Government Finance Officers Association offers a college scholarship for minority political science majors who plan on pursuing a career in public finance. To qualify for the scholarship, which is funded by Microsoft, students much be nominated by their department chair or dean. Students in both graduate programs (like a Master of Public Administration or MPA) and undergraduate programs (like Political Science or Economics) who are African-American, Latino, Asian, Native American, Hawaiian or Pacific Islander are eligible for the $5,000 award. Scholarships are awarded at the annual Government Finance Officers Association.
Awards per Year: 1
Award is Open to: Undergraduate Students (juniors and seniors), Graduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Political Science, Public Administration, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration (nonprofit management or government focus)
How to Apply/Contact: The application for the Minorities in Government Scholarship is available at the Government Finance Officers Association website.
See Also: Scholarships for Political Science Majors, Scholarships for Graduate Students, Scholarships for African-American Students, Scholarships for Latino Students, Scholarships for Native American Students, Scholarships for Business Majors