Scholaships Open to students at all levels:

The Guy R. Donnell Scholarship provides support for a full time student majoring in Political Science. Selection criteria:

  • Preference to an undergraduate student.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Academic record demonstrating excellence in scholarship first and leadership second.

The Dianne and Stanley Sheldon Scholarship funds a full time OSU student majoring in Political Science.  It is awarded periodically, and is open to undergraduates of all levels. Selection criteria:

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Academic record demonstrating scholarship first and leadership/service second.

 

Preference given to sophomores or juniors:

The Raymond & Afaaf Habiby Scholarship funds a full time OSU student majoring in Political Science who has demonstrated interest in the following areas (listed in order of preference): politics of the Middle East, politics of Europe or Africa, or International Relations. Such interest will be determined by coursework in political science or other related areas.  Selection criteria:

  • Preference to sophomores or juniors
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Excellence in scholarship first and leadership/service second.

The Paul Matthews Scholarship funds a full time OSU student majoring in Political Science.  Selection criteria:

  • Preference given to sophomore and juniors.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Academic record demonstrating scholarship first and leadership/service second.

 

Preference given to juniors or seniors:

The A.R. Larason President’s Distinguished Scholarship provides funds in each of the junior and senior year of the recipient. It is a University Award but is applied for through the Department of Political Science which forwards a recommendation to the OSU Foundation.  Selection criteria:

  • Full time OSU junior majoring in Political Science.
  • Preference is given to juniors although seniors may apply.
  • Academic record demonstrating excellence in scholarship first and leadership/service second.
  • Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA.

The Harold V. Sare Scholarship supports a full time OSU student majoring in Political Science. Selection criteria:

  • Preference given to juniors or seniors.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Academic record demonstrating scholarship first and leadership/service second.

The Franz Von Sauer Scholarship offers funds to a full time OSU student majoring in Political Science.  Selection criteria:

  • Preference to a junior or senior.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Academic record demonstrating excellence in scholarship first and leadership/service second.

The Paul Bohannon Scholarship funds a full time junior or senior majoring in Political Science. Selection criteria:

  • Demonstrated financial need verified with the Financial Aid Office.
  • Have no other awards or funding from the Department of Political Science.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Has demonstrated excellence in the study of Political Science.