Stanoch Student Research Support Program

The Stanoch Student Research Support Program provides a stipend for an undergraduate student and a graduate student to engage in research during the summer. One undergraduate student per year would receive a stipend to work with a faculty mentor on a faculty research project. The Scholar will be expected to work half time on the research project (about 20 hours per week across ten weeks) and will be required to send a summary of the research completed to the Stanoch Family.

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Steve Brenton Health Policy Scholar Award

The Steve Brenton Health Policy Scholar Award provides support to an undergraduate student majoring in Political Science. Eligible candidates must be a declared Wisconsin resident, Political Science major with sophomore or higher status, with at least a 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students interested in health policy. Applicants will be encouraged in their application letter to discuss any coursework, internships, employment, or research they have done related to health care policy. Applicants will also write a short essay (1000-3000 words) responding to a question/topic on a health care policy issue. The application is now available through Scholarships@UW-Madison for political science students. To access the application, log in to My UW and go to the Finance tab. Please log on and complete the questions presented to you.

Stanoch Family Scholarship

The Stanoch Family Scholarship is established by UW political science alumnus John Stanoch. The scholarship will support a student with financial need, preferably from Minnesota. The scholarship amount is $500. The application is now available through Scholarships@UW-Madison for political science students. To access the application, log in to My UW and go to the Finance tab. Please log on and complete the questions presented to you.

Judith Hicks Stiehm Award

The Judith Hicks Stiehm Award is to provide support to an undergraduate studying studying political science (not necessarily a major), to be used for tuition or to provide funding for an opportunity that will enhance learning (e.g., internship, travel, or research); preference to Wisconsin resident; award based on significant financial need; awardee must have at least a C+ average. The application must include evidence of financial need. Including your financial aid award statement is helpful, but only an explanation of financial need is necessary.  If you wish to use the award for funding research or some other opportunity, you must provide a brief (no more than one page) description of your project/opportunity with your application. If you are working with a faculty sponsor or university program, please include that information as well. The application is now available through Scholarships@UW-Madison for political science students. To access the application, log in to My UW and go to the Finance tab. Please log on and complete the questions presented to you.

Philip J. Schemel Award

The Philip J. Schemel Award is awarded to a non-resident student with financial need. The application must include evidence of financial need.  The financial aid award statement or an explanation of financial need is acceptable evidence.  Preference is for a student from New York or Connecticut, but all non-resident students will be considered. If a qualifying non-resident student can NOT be found, then the award will go to a student from Wisconsin. The application is now available through Scholarships@UW-Madison for political science students. To access the application, log in to My UW and go to the Finance tab. Please log on and complete the questions presented to you.

Elaine C. Davis Prize

The Elaine C. Davis Prize is an annual award of varying amount (approximately $1,000.00). It is awarded by the UW-Madison Political Science Department to a senior political science major in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and leadership in campus and/or community affairs. The awardee must have a record of demonstrating intellectual ability and curiosity, good citizenship, and an appreciation of the world outside her or himself. The application is now available through Scholarships@UW-Madison for political science students. To access the application, log in to My UW and go to the Finance tab. Please log on and complete the questions presented to you.

Schwarzman Scholars Representative Campus Visit

Join Schwarzman representative Peter Raucci to learn more about Schwarzman Scholars, a highly-selective, fully-funded scholarship program designed to ensure that the next generation of business, political, and civil society leaders can effectively serve as bridges between China and the rest of the world. Anchored in an 11-month professional Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University, the Schwarzman Scholars experience encompasses unparalleled opportunities in and outside of the classroom, including extensive leadership training, a network of senior mentors, practical training/internships, and travel seminars around China.

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Summer Internship Scholarships Due March 31

L&S Career Initiative and Career Services is happy to once again offer Summer Internship Scholarships for L&S students. Awards range from $2000 – $5000 and applications are due on March 31, 2017. Students may apply through their Scholarships@UW-Madison page. Preference is given to students seeking internships in the non-profit, humanitarian, scientific research or government sectors. Preference also given to students that have not had any internship experiences to date.