How to give
Your contributions are valued and support the mission of the
department to serve our students and expand their educational opportunities.
Giving is a simple, three step process:
- choose where you would like your contribution to
go from the list below
- follow the Social and Behavioral Science link to
the giving form
- fill out the form, naming your preferred fund or
Chair's Innovation Fund
The Chair's Innovation Fund is used to support:
- new students
- departmental initiatives
Some items recently funded include receptions and new
technology to record department events and to keep in touch with department
alumni and friends. Your support of this fund means the department can continue
to pursue new, innovative, creative ways of meeting student and faculty needs.
Help support creative endeavors by giving to the Chair's Innovation Fund.
Earl Shaw Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship honors the memory of L. Earl Shaw, Jr., a
political science faculty member who passed away in April 2002. Dr. Shaw had a strong belief in human
potential, and he encouraged his students to strive to achieve their own
Theodore Wyckoff Scholarship
This scholarship honors the memory of Theodore Wyckoff, a political
science faculty member who passed away in 1993.
It is available to international affairs and political science majors
with an international emphasis.
Political Science Scholarship
This scholarship, also known as the William L. Strauss
award, is available to students studying:
- political science
- international affairs
- American political studies
The scholarship is most frequently awarded to political
science and American political studies majors.
Jack and Ruby Vaughn Internship Scholarship
This scholarship, established in 2000, is available to a
political science graduate students.
The department may award this scholarship to more than one
student. This decision is dependent upon the amount of funding available that