College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Scholarships

Please obtain scholarship applications from the department office or website (if available) and return completed copies by February 15th:

Multidisciplinary Studies Building (MS)
Room 4.03.62
(210) 458-5883

www.colfa.utsa.edu/polisci

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!

 

The Department of Political Science and Geography

is currently accepting applications for

Summer 2017 Study Abroad Programs and      

Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Departmental Scholarships!

 

 

The Mansour O. El-Kikhia Study Abroad Endowed Scholarship: Available to undergraduate and graduate Political Science and Geography majors, UTSA GPA of at least 2.5 for undergraduate students/3.0 for graduate students, must be registered in a summer study abroad course.  

 

The James Baxter Endowed Scholarship: Available to undergraduate Political Science majors who have completed of 60 credit hours, maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 and enrollment of 12 or more hours during the Fall and Spring semesters of award. Preference given to students with financial need.

 

The James D. Calder Annual Scholarship: Available to undergraduate Political Science and Geography majors, UTSA GPA of at least 2.7 and completion of 60 credit hours.

 

The Minnie P. Mastoris Endowed Scholarship: Available to undergraduate Geography majors, resident of Bexar County, top 50% of high school class or GPA of at least 2.50 at college level, and enrollment of 12 or more hours for the Fall and Spring semesters of award.

 

The Ruben Munguia Endowed Scholarship: Available to graduate Political Science majors enrolled in 6 hours or more during semester of award, hours enrolled must lead to master’s degree. One-page essay required.

Application deadline for Summer 2016 scholarship is March 15, 2016.

Application deadline for Fall 2016/Spring 2017 scholarships is February 15, 2016.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

Applications are available in MS 4.03.02.

 

Undergraduate Scholarships

Name Award Eligibility Summary* Application Requirements*
Jim Baxter Endowed Scholarship in Political Science Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Undergrad
  • Major in Political Science
  • Full-time (12 hrs)
  • Completed at least 60 hrs
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Completed FAFSA
  • Texas resident
  • Application( can be obtained from front office MS 4.03.62 )
  • Or may be printed from the following link.
Dr. James Calder Annual Scholarship Multiple awards dependent upon donor funding
  • Undergrad
  • Major in Political Science OR Geography
  • Full-time (12 hrs)
  • 2.7 GPA
  • Completed FAFSA
  • Texas resident
  • Application ( can be obtained from front office MS 4.03.62 )
  • Or may be printed from the following link.
  • Essay – Answer 3 questions: Why you should receive scholarship?, Expected future contributions to political science or geography?, What pivotal experiences in your life have encouraged you to pursue your degree

Minnie P. Mastoris Endowed Scholarship\

Award dependent on number of applicants
  • Undergrad
  • 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 ( can be obtained from front office MS 4.03.62 )
  • Or may be printed from the following link.
       

 

*The Eligibility Summary and Application Requirements are intended as summaries. For detailed information, please obtain a scholarship application from the department office or website (if available).

 

 

Graduate Scholarships

Name Award Eligibility Summary* Application Requirements*
Rubén Munguía Endowed Scholarship Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Grad
  • Major in Political Science
  • Application (can be obtained from front office MS 4.03.62)
  • Essay – Personal statement (one-page)
*The Eligibility Summary and Application Requirements are intended as summaries. For detailed information, please obtain a scholarship application from the department office or website (if available).

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