College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Political Science & Geography Scholarships

Please obtain scholarship applications from the department office or website (if available) and return completed copies to:

Multidisciplinary Studies Building (MS)
Room 4.03.62
(210) 458-5600
colfa.utsa.edu/polisci-geography/student-opportunities

David Bowen Memorial Endowment For Study In Europe - Spring 2018

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate
    • COLFA Major
    • Register with the Office of International Programs
    • Travel experience must be at least two weeks in duration
  • Application Requirements

    • Application
    • Proof of registration with the UTSA Office of International Programs
    • Copies of travel program information and applications (as applicable)
    • Letter of recommendation (UTSA faculty member)
    • Completed Budget Section of Application
  • Go to Appplication →

Dr. Mansour O. El-Kikhia Endowed Study Abroad Scholarship

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate student
    • Major in Political Science
    • Full-time (12 hrs)
    • Completed at least 60 hrs
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Completed FAFSA
    • Texas resident
  • Application Requirements

    • Application
    • See application for additional requirements
  • Go to Appplication →

Ernest And Aimee Bromley Endowed Presidential Scholarship In The Liberal Arts

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared a major in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts  

    • Recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours and actively pursuing a degree in Liberal Arts in the College. An exception to full-time enrollment may be granted by the Dean on a case-by-case basis when the student is not required to take a full course load to graduate, provided the student is enrolled in a minimum of six credits hours. 

    • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

  • Application Requirements

    Completed application

  • Go to Appplication →

Hewitt Family Annual Scholarship in COLFA

  • Award: $1,500

  • Eligibility

    This is a late award for the current 2017-18 Academic year

    • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared a major in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts
    • Must be enrolled full-time status (minimum of 12 semester credit hours for undergraduates and 9 semester credit hours for graduate students)
    • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • Recipients must have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours and must demonstrate leadership capabilities in their school and community through volunteer efforts
  • Application Requirements

    • Completed application
    • Brief essay
    • Letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty members (transfer students may use faculty from previously attended college or university)
  • Go to Appplication →

John S. Jockusch Endowed Scholarship In The Liberal Arts

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared major in a liberal arts discipline within COLFA. Current liberal arts undergraduate majors in COLFA are:
      • American Studies
      • Anthropology
      • Communication
      • English
      • French
      • German
      • History
      • Humanities
      • Philosophy
      • Classical Studies
      • Geography
      • Political Science
      • Psychology
      • Sociology
      • Spanish
    • Must have and maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA at the time of application and award year
    • Be enrolled full time, 12 hours (undergraduate) or 9 hours (graduate), during the year in which the award is received.

     *Art and art history and music majors are not eligible for this scholarship.

  • Application Requirements

    • Completed application
    • Brief essay about why you have chosen your major and your plans after graduation 
    • A letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty member (newly admitted graduate students can provide a letter from a faculty member at a previously attended college)
  • Go to Appplication →

Kangaroo Court Restaurants of Texas, Inc. Annual Scholarship in COLFA

  • Award: 1 Award of $2000

  • Eligibility

    • Students must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a major or concentration in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts. *Preference will be given to students with a major in geography
    • Must have and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA
    • Must be enrolled on a full-time basis, 12 hours for undergraduate and 9 hours for graduate
  • Application Requirements

    • Completed application
    • Brief essay about why you have chosen your major and your plans after your graduation
    • A letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty members (transfer students may use faculty from previously attended college or university and incoming freshman may use a high school faculty member)
  • Go to Appplication →

Kenneth Alan Hovey Endowed Memorial Scholarship

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate or Graduate Student
    • Major in Humanities, Philosophy & Classics, or English
    • Completed at least 60 hours (undergraduate)
    • Enrolled full-time (12 hours undergraduate and 9 hours graduate)
    • 3.0 GPA (undergraduate) and 3.5 GPA (graduate)
  • Application Requirements

    • Online Application
    • Must demonstrate strong writing skills in two-page writing sample (topic varies each year)
  • Go to Appplication →

The Minnie P. Mastoris Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Award: Award dependent on number of applicants

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate student
    • Major in in Geography
    • Graduated in top 50% of high school class
    • Full-time (12 hrs)
    • 2.5 GPA
    • Bexar County or South Texas resident
  • Application Requirements

    • Application
    • See application for additional requirements
  • Go to Appplication →

Rubén Munguía Endowed Scholarship

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Graduate student
    • Major in Political Science
  • Application Requirements

    • Application
    • Essay – Personal statement (one-page)
    • See application for additional requirements
  • Go to Appplication →

William V. Mastoris Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate, pursuing a degree in humanities* at UTSA
      • American studies
      • Anthropology
      • Communication
      • English
      • French
      • German
      • History
      • Humanities
      • Philosophy
      • Classical studies
      • Geography
      • Political science
      • Psychology
      • Sociology
      • Spanish 
    • Resident of Bexar County, Texas
    • Enrolled full-time (12 hours)
    • Top 50% of their high school graduation class and 2.5 GPA
    • 2.5 GPA in current university course work

    *Art, Art history, and Music majors are not eligible for this scholarship.

  • Application Requirements

    • Complete application
    • Proof of high school graduation rank
  • Go to Appplication →

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