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Maxwell School
Maxwell / Department of Political Science

Graduate Study


Awards


The following awards are available for graduate students in the department.

Andersen Award
Kristi Andersen Award to Support Attendance at IQMR (Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research)

Cohn Fund
The Cohn fund is used to reward the best application for external funding. 

John D. Nagle
The John D. Nagle fund is endowed to support grad students in political science who are conducting research abroad on political change and social injustice.

Ketcham Award
The Ketcham Award is intended for students that study citizenship & public affairs and whose work exhibits “commitment to open and just public life.”

Kissel Award
The Kissel Fund supports research and teaching on civil liberties, broadly defined. In some years, this will include awards to graduate students doing research in this area.

Koff Award
The Koff Award is for the best graduate student paper written each year on comparative politics.

Meiklejohn Award
The Meiklejohn Award is intended for students whose work exhibits “commitment to open and just public life.”

Stonecash Award
The Stonecash Award is for the best graduate student paper written this year on American politics, or may provide an annual award for outstanding academic performance by a graduate student as judged by the Chair of the department or his/her designee.

Thorson Award
Stuart Thorson Award to Support Attendance at ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)