Is your idea of a fun afternoon with friends flipping on C-SPAN and debating the issues on Capitol Hill? If so, you may have your eyes on a political science degree and one of the many exciting careers waiting for you afterwards. Political science also makes an excellent pre-law major. If you have decided on this exciting undergraduate major, or you are pressing on to graduate school, one thing you are probably not so thrilled about is student loan debt. Thankfully you do not have to go it alone. Instead, you can apply for scholarships for political science majors.
Political science scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students studying all aspects of political science. Many are open to all; others are specific to minority students. Below you will find the full list that we have compiled for your convenience. It’s a long list, so be sure to read it carefully to find all the opportunities which apply to you—and then apply to them! Are you studying political science as an undergraduate to fulfill your pre-law requirements? Make sure you look for scholarships here on the political science page, but that you also take the time to check out the law scholarships we have to offer.