Undergraduate Scholarships

Department Scholarships 

Larry Adams Scholarship in Public Policy

The Larry Adams Scholarship, named in honor of former UCSB Professor Larry Adams, recognizes the importance of local internships and the benefit that such experiences can have for UCSB students. Applicants must be a political science major working as an unpaid intern in a local government agency 10-12 hours per week. Applicants must be in residence at UCSB for the 2019-2020 academic year.  The scholarship is awarded at the end of each fall, winter, and spring quarters.    

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Application deadline: Spring Quarter 2019: May 13, 2019

 

Louis Lancaster Scholarship for International Studies
The Lancaster Scholarship is a financial scholarship for undergraduate students majoring in political science with a strong interest in international relations and/or comparative politics.  Applicants must be in residence at UCSB for the 2019-2020 academic year.  The scholarship is awarded each spring.

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Application deadline: Spring Quarter 2019: May 13, 2019

 

Kevin Patrick Moran Scholarship
The Kevin Patrick Moran Scholarship was established in memory of Kevin Patrick Moran, a UCSB honor student who lost his life in the process of bringing peace to the Isla Vista Community. The fund provides scholarship assistance to worthy undergraduate students who demonstrate leadership qualities, a high degree of academic promise and a commitment to the peaceful principles by which Kevin Moran lived. Applicants must be in residence at UCSB for the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarship is awarded each spring.

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Application deadline: Spring Quarter 2019: May 13, 2019

 

Reg Robinson Award for Excellence
The Reg Robinson Award for Excellence is awarded to political science majors with the highest grade point average in international relations courses. The Reg Robinson Award Committee announces nominations each spring quarter.

By nomination only

 

Costigan Scholarship
The Costigan Scholarship is a financial scholarship for upper division students majoring in Political Science with a strong commitment to conservative politics. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens and be in residence at UCSB for the 2019-2020 academic year. . The scholarship is awarded each Spring.

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Application deadline: Spring Quarter 2019: May 13, 2019

 

Cosic Scholarship

The Cosic Scholarship is a financial scholarship for full-time undergraduates intending to graduate from UCSB with a bachelor's degree in Political Science. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be a permanent resident, naturalized citizen, or a first-generation American student, and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be in residence at UCSB for the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarship will be awarded Spring 2019.

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Application deadline: Spring Quarter 2019: May 13, 2019

 

Casier Scholarship

The Casier Scholarship is a financial scholarship for undergraduate students majoring in Political Science. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Political Science and be in residence at UCSB during the 2019-20 academic year. The scholarship is awarded each Spring.

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Application deadline: Spring Quarter 2019: May 13, 2019