Avery Peterson Scholarship in Political Science

The Avery Peterson Scholarship

In order to be eligible for this scholarship students must meet the following criteria:

  • Full-time enrollment (12 undergraduate credits)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Senior class standing
  • Pursuing a major in Political Science
  • Interest in a career in U.S. Foreign Service or an emphasis in international relations

If you are pursuing a Political Science degree and want to be considered for Department of Political Science scholarships, you must complete the Department of Political Science Scholarships Application and attach an essay outlining:

  • Your current education and career goals
  • Work history
  • Honors and activities
  • Why you should be awarded a Political Science Scholarship. In your essay please also list the name of your current academic advisor
  • Include your current Academic Advisement Report (AAR). If you are new or transfer student, please include your unofficial high school transcript or college transcript.

Please upload all documents as a single word or PDF document (8 MB max file size). Make sure your full name and student ID number are on the header of each page.

Up to $500
Departments / Colleges
Department of Political Science
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you have an interest in a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or is your emphasis in international relations?