The following awards are available for graduate students in the department.
Kristi Andersen Award to Support Attendance at IQMR (Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research)
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.
The Ketcham Award is intended for students that study citizenship & public affairs and whose work exhibits “commitment to open and just public life.”
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.
The Koff Award is for the best graduate student paper written each year on comparative politics.
The Meiklejohn Award is intended for students whose work exhibits “commitment to open and just public life.”
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.
Stuart Thorson Award to Support Attendance at ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)