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  • Acker Family Scholarship
    $500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Wayne County Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Norwayne High School or Wooster High School in Wayne County, Ohio. Students must have attended at least one year at Norwayne or Wooster City elementary/middle schools. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Students must pursue a degree in the business, education or political science fields.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    517 North Market Street
    Wooster, OH 44691

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  • Betty Rendel Scholarships
    $1,000
    June 1
    Sponsor: National Federation of Republican Women

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens. They must be female undergraduates who have completed at least two years of their program of study. They must be majoring in economics, political science or government. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, three recommendation letters and two personal essays are required.

    124 North Alfred Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314

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  • Byron Hanke Fellowship
    $5,000
    May 1
    Sponsor: Foundation for Community Association Research

    Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited master's, doctoral or law program in the U.S. or Canada. Students must submit a research paper on community associations. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of research and writing abilities, academic achievement and faculty recommendations.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    6402 Arlington Boulevard
    Suite 500
    Falls Church, VA 22042

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  • Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship
    $2,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college undergraduates planning to major in American history and American government. A minimum 3.25 GPA is required. The award is up to $2,000 each year for up to four years. All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. However, affiliation with DAR is not required.

    How to apply: Applications are available by written request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

    Committee Services Office
    Attn.: Scholarships
    1776 D Street NW
    Washington, DC 20006-5303

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  • Enid Hall Griswold Memorial Scholarship
    $5,000
    January 31
    Sponsor: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

    Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors or seniors majoring in political science, history, government or economics. All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. However, affiliation with DAR is not required.

    How to apply: Applications are available by written request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

    Committee Services Office
    Attn.: Scholarships
    1776 D Street NW
    Washington, DC 20006-5303

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  • Henry A. Zuberano Scholarship
    Varies
    January 31
    Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher.

    How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

    827 Fort Street Mall
    Honolulu, HI 96813

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  • HORIZONS Foundation Scholarship
    Varies
    May 12
    Sponsor: Women In Defense

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full- or part-time female students at an accredited Michigan university or college and must have reached at least junior level status. Students must be residents of Michigan. Applicants must also demonstrate an interest in a career related to national security and defense, have a minimum GPA of 3.25 and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students in security studies, military history, government relations, engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics, business, law, international relations, political science or economics.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    HORIZONS Foundation
    c/o National Defense Industrial Association
    2111 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 400
    Arlington, VA 22201

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  • Lebanese American Heritage Club Scholarships
    Varies
    September 15
    Sponsor: Lebanese American Heritage Club

    Eligibility: Applicants must U.S. citizens and Michigan residents and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher (3.5 for graduate students). They must maintain full-time status. Special consideration is given to students majoring in mass communications, political science and related fields, those enrolled or planning to attend institutions that contribute to the Arab American Scholarship Fund and those who did not receive the scholarship in the preceding year.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    835 Mason Street
    Suite A-160
    Dearborn, MI 48124

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  • Minority Fellowship Program
    $500-$1,500
    March 14
    Sponsor: American Political Science Association Humane Studies Fellowships

    Eligibility: Applicants must be first or second-year graduate students enrolled in a political science doctoral program. Students must be a member of one of the following racial/ethnic groups: African American, Asian Pacific American, Latino or Native American. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or granted deferred action status at the time of application. Students must demonstrate an interest in teaching and research in political science.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Institute for Humane Studies
    George Mason University
    3301 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 440
    Arlington, VA 22201

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  • Pat Barnhard Memorial Scholarship
    $500
    December 31
    Sponsor: Truman Heartland Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from William Chrisman High School who plan to pursue a degree in political science, business or history at an accredited junior college, college or university. Students must have participated in history, political science or business extracurricular activities for at least two years. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be active in community service.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    c/o Blue Ridge Bank Financial Center
    4200 Little Blue Parkway
    Suite 340
    Independence, MO 64057

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  • Robert J. Huffman Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 20
    Sponsor: The Troy Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must plan to attend a two or four-year college or university.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    216 West Franklin Street
    Troy, OH 45373

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  • Ruth Segal Scholarship
    $4,500
    June 30
    Sponsor: Foundation for Outdoor Advertising Research and Education (FOARE)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors, undergraduate students or graduate students. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of financial need, academic achievement, employment history, community service and extracurricular involvement.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    The Family Scholarship Endowment
    c/o Thomas M. Smith & Associates
    4601 Tilden Street NW
    Washington, DC 20016

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  • Susan Knott Memorial Scholarship Fund
    $500
    February 28
    Sponsor: Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be graduating high school seniors from Jefferson High School who have at least a 2.5 GPA and plan to major in either history or political science at a West Virginia college or university. Special consideration will be given to those unlikely to benefit from the West Virginia PROMISE program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    229 East Martin Street, Suite 4
    Martinsburg, WV 25401

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  • Zinda Law Group Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 1
    Sponsor: Zinda Law Group

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents and be enrolled in an accredited college or university or high school seniors planning on attending college after graduation. Students should be interested in pursuing an associates or bachelor's degree in political science, government service or a related field and want to help consumers, families, the public or undeserved communities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    8834 North Capital of Texas Highway
    Suite 304
    Austin, TX 78759

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