Instructions: Listed below are those scholarships specifically available to Political Science majors only. For all scholarships please complete the one-page application on the reverse side of this form in the link and return to the Department of Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 347 Social Science Building (SSB), St. Louis, MO 63121-4499, telephone (314) 516-5521. This form can be submitted electronically to the main department email when clicking on the below link . Awards range from $400 to $2500. Check the criteria to see if you qualify including minimum course work completion in political science and or demonstrate financial need. Failure to register for the minimum credit hours ( which varies based on the award) will result in forfeiting of the scholarship .  Scholarship Application

Evelyn and Stuart Symington Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Political Science major at the junior level or above (must have completed a minimum of 12 hours of political science coursework). The amount of award depends on the judgment of the Department’s Undergraduate Committee and the availability of funds. The award is made in the spring for the fall semester. Minimum credit hours enrollment at UMSL the semester the scholarship is used varies depending on the award amount.

Jan Frantzen Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Political Science major at the junior level or above (must have completed a minimum of 12 hours of political science coursework). The amount of award depends on the judgment of the Department’s Undergraduate Committee and the availability of funds. The award is made in the spring for the fall semester. Minimum of 9 credit hours enrollment at UMSL the semester the scholarship is used.

Political Science Academy Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Political Science Academy and is awarded based on the availability of funds raised by the Academy. To be eligible, the student must be a Political Science major at the junior level or above (must have completed a minimum of 12 hours of political science coursework). The award is made in the spring for the fall semester.

Political Science Alumni Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Political Science major at the junior level or above (must have completed a minimum of 12 hours of political science coursework). The award is made in the spring for the fall semester. Minimum of 9 credit hours enrollment at UMSL the semester the scholarship is used.

Politics in America Scholarship
This scholarship is supported by a gift from Professor Lance T. LeLoup, a former member of the Department of Political Science. The award is for an outstanding Political Science major, particularly one who has excelled in the study of American politics. The award is made in the spring for the fall semester.

Bruce T. Sommer Scholarship in Political Science
This scholarship is named for civic leader and UMSL political science alumnus, Bruce Sommer. The $2,500 scholarship award will be given to one or two full-time undergraduate student/ s majoring in Political Science. Through extra curricular activities, recipients must demonstrate a strong commitment to public service, community collaboration and leadership. They must demonstrate financial need as determined by having a valid FAFSA on record in the Financial Aid Office. MInimum of 12 credit hours enrollment at UMSL the semester the scholarship is used. This scholarship is renewable.

Political Science students are eligible for other scholarships on campus. Contact the College of Arts and Sciences for details for details about the Eugene J. Meehan Scholarship.