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Department of Political Science
Ramona Grey, Chair
Room: Liberal Arts 350
Phone: 406.243.5202 | Fax: 406.243.4076
Political Science scholarships are announced in political science classes in February and are awarded by April 1 of each year. The scholarships amounts shown on this page are for the 2013-2014 academic year. The deadline for scholarship applications for the 2014-2015 academic year is Friday, March 14, 2014.
The purpose of the Sue Grebeldinger Scholarship is to provide an annual award to an undergraduate or graduate student with a political science major or minor with preference to one who has a career or scholarly interest in legal studies. However, this is not available to a law student or other professional student. Candidates must submit a strong writing sample with a legal emphasis, carry an excellent grade point average, and be a full-time UM student through the year of the award.
The purpose of the James P. and Margaret B. Brennan Scholarship is to provide an annual award to a student studying political science at The University of Montana.
To provide scholarships for deserving students at UM who are majoring in political science. A recipient must be a junior or senior, must have participated in community service and must have demonstrated political involvement.
The purpose of the Thomas Payne Memorial Scholarship is to provide an annual award to a political science major who is an upper division student (junior, senior or higher).
The purpose of the Maud and Grover Waldron Scholarship is to provide an annual award to a junior, senior or graduate student majoring in political science or public administration. Preference is given to undergraduates and to applicants who express a career interest in state and/or local government. The recipient's political science grade point average must be at least 3.40.
The purpose of the Alan D. Robertson Memorial Scholarship is to provide an annual award to a political science major who is a sophomore, junior or senior at The University of Montana. The recipient must be a Montana high school graduate, carry a grade point average of 3.0 or above and have demonstrated leadership activities on campus or in the community.
The purpose of the Anthony "Tony" Allen Newberry (Doohan) Scholarship is to provide an annual award to a political science major with an interest in international studies. The recipient must have demonstrated academic achievement. It is a preference that a different student receives this award each year.
The purpose of the fund is to provide an annual scholarship of $2,500 that is to be awarded to help recruit and retain students in the College of Arts and Sciences that are interested in a career that emphasizes local government, public administration and policymaking. The recipient shall be enrolled in the College Arts and Sciences, and be majoring in Political Science. Award payment shall be divided between fall and spring semester each year.
Recipients of Kain/McKay scholarships shall be selected based on the following criteria: a) Political Science undergraduate major, b) full-time UM student during the entire year of award, c) excellent GPA and high performance in Political Science courses, and d) 15 credits in Political Science (including current registration) at time of application.