Admission & Aid
As a student in the Department of Political Science, you'll benefit from hands-on learning opportunities and faculty dedicated to your success. You'll gain opportunities to participate in rigorous in-class discussions, community-engaged learning, internships and research partnerships with our faculty.
If you're ready to join our department, we're here to support you along the way. From admission information to financial aid and departmental scholarships, we want to help you achieve your academic and career goals in political science.
Department of Political Science scholarships are given out to current and continuing DU students. Scholarships are awarded based on demonstrated financial need and merit. To be considered for one of our three departmental scholarships, you must be a declared political science major and submit all FAFSA and financial aid documents by DU's stated deadlines.
Each year, the Department of Political Science awards one Bradbury Scholarship. Established in 2005 by the family members of Anna Mae Bradbury (BA '51), the Anna Mae Bradbury Endowed Scholarship Fund supports continuing undergraduate students pursuing a political science degree. Recipients are selected based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need, and are designated as Anna Mae Bradbury Scholars.
The department awards two Hogan Scholarships annually.
The AHSS Hogan Scholarship, established in 2005 by Stephen D. and Becky L. Hogan, is awarded to one outstanding junior student pursuing a degree in political science. Recipients are selected based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need.
The Stephen D. and Becky L. Hogan Endowed Scholarship Fund, established in 2012 by Stephen D. Hogan (BA '70), provides scholarship support to undergraduate students in the Department of Political Science. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated financial need and are designated as Hogan Scholars.