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Scholarships


Senior Scholarship

This scholarship award of $500 for a senior-to-be will be based on a combination of superior performance in coursework across subfields in the major (American politics, political theory, comparative politics, and international relations), financial need, and an application statement. Applicants need not have demonstrated financial need to win, but it is a factor in an applicant’s favor.

Please submit the following materials to Angelee Hammond in the Political Science Department’s office (Sage Hall 4631) by the 2nd Monday in February. You may submit application materials electronically to: (hammond@uwosh.edu):

  1. a transcript (it need not be official)
  2. a statement of 500 words or fewer that describes how your experience in the major has enhanced your abilities in our identified learning goals, which can be found on our website at: http://www.uwosh.edu/political_science/information-for-students/student-learning-goals
  3. optional: any documentation confirming eligibility and receipt of any need-based grant (e.g. Federal Pell Grant, Wisconsin Higher Education Grant (WHEG), Wisconsin Tuition Grant (WTG), Talent Incentive Program (TIP) or other need-based program)

Emerging Scholar

This scholarship award of $500 will go to a highly promising political science major who has at least 30 credits but not more than 75, who has taken or is taking at least three of the following four courses: 101, 105, 115, and 245. Preference will be given to those who have shown dedication, eagerness, and good performance in their introductory coursework.

Please submit the following materials to Angelee Hammond in the Political Science Department’s office (Sage Hall 4631) by the 2nd Monday in February. You may submit application materials electronically to: (hammond@uwosh.edu):

  1. a transcript (it need not be official)
  2. a statement of 500 words or fewer that describes the most important things that you have learned in your introductory classes in Political Science and how these matters may be applicable to your future endeavors.

Dr. Charlie Goff Scholarship

Dr. Goff was a Sturgeon Bay native and World War II veteran who received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University and taught in Political Science at UW Oshkosh for over thirty years. This scholarship was endowed to his memory by his sister, to defray costs for students who have an interest in education and the advanced study of Political Science. The award of $500 will go to someone with junior or senior standing. Preference will be given to those interested in pursuing education or Political Science as a career.

Please apply by going to AcademicWorks. It will need you to submit the following:

  1. a transcript (it need not be official)
  2. a statement of 500 words or fewer describing your career plans, how Political Science relates to them, and how your academic accomplishments in the major have shaped or enhanced what you plan to do professionally