Undergraduate Scholarships

Department Scholarships 

Scholarships available in Fall 2020
Larry Adams Scholarship in Public Policy

Scholarships available in Winter 2021
Larry Adams Scholarship in Public Policy

Scholarships available in Spring 2021
Casier Scholarship
Costigan Scholarship
Kevin Laverty Award for Excellence in Comparative Politics
Kevin Patrick Moran Scholarship
Larry Adams Scholarship in Public Policy
Louis Lancaster Scholarship for International Studies
Reg Robinson Award in Excellence
Roy Undergraduate Research Fund

 


 

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 following academic year.

Deadline for Fall 2020: the department is no longer accepting applications for this scholarship

 


 

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 following academic year.

Deadline for Winter 2021: the department is no longer accepting applications for this scholarship

 


 

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 following academic year. 

Deadline for Spring 2021: Monday, May 17, 2021

Applications:
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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 following academic year. 

Deadline for Spring 2021: Monday, May 17, 2021

Applications:
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Kevin Laverty Award for Excellence in Comparative Politics

The Kevin Laverty Award for Excellence in Comparative Politics is a $2,300 award for a deserving undergraduate student in the Department of Political Science. Preference will be given to an undergraduate student with a demonstrated financial need and who is taking coursework in comparative politics. The 2019-20 academic school year will mark the first award given for this scholarship. Applicants must be in residence at UCSB for the following academic year. 

Deadline for Spring 2021: Monday, May 17, 2021

Applications:
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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 following academic year.

Deadline for Spring 2021: Monday, May 17, 2021

Applications:
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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 following academic year. 

Deadline for Spring 2021: Monday, May 17, 2021

Applications:
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PDF

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 following academic year. 

Deadline for Spring 2021: Monday, May 17, 2021

Applications:
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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.

Applications: N/A
The Undergraduate Award Committee announces nominations each Spring quarter

Roy Undergraduate Research Fund

The Roy Undergraduate Research Fund is a financial scholarship for undergraduate students majoring in political science. The fund supports undergraduate research and is based on the need of underprivileged students. Applicants must be in residence at UCSB for the following academic year.

Deadline for Spring 2021: Monday, May 17, 2021

Applications:
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