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Bruce B. Melchert Scholarship
Sponsor: Tau Kappa Epsilon Educational Foundation
7439 Woodland Drive
Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Eligibility: Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0, be sophomores or above and be seeking an undergraduate degree in political science or government. Applicants must also plan to pursue a career in political or government service. Preference is first given to members of the Beta-Theta Chapter.

Amount: $300
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.tke.org/foundation

CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Central Intelligence Agency
Office of Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20505
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores. High school students must have an SAT score of 1500 or higher or an ACT score of 21 or higher, while all applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, defined as a household income of less than $70,000 for a family of four or $80,000 for a family of five or more. They must meet all criteria for regular CIA employees, including security checks and medical examinations. Applicants must commit to a work experience each summer during college and agree to CIA employment for 1.5 times the length of their CIA-sponsored scholarship.

Amount: Annual salary including benefits and up to $18,000 for tuition
Deadline: September 23
How to apply: Applications are available online. A resume, SAT/ACT scores, family income information, copy of FAFSA or Student Aid Report, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.cia.gov

Fellowship on Women and Public Policy
Sponsor: Center for Women in Government and Civil Society
University at Albany, SUNY
135 Western Avenue
Draper Hall 302
Albany, NY 12222
Eligibility: Students must be enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited college or university in New York and have completed at least 12 credits before applying but not be scheduled to graduate before the internship, and must have minimum 3-5 years work/internship experience and minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in improving the status of women and underrepresented populations.

Amount: $10,000 stipend and tuition assistance
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cwig.albany.edu

James H. Dunn, Jr. Memorial Fellowship
Sponsor: Governor's Office of the State of Illinois
Dunn Fellowship Program
207 State House
Springfield, IL 62706
Eligibility: Fellows must possess a bachelor's degree. Fellows will be assigned to various posts in the Governor's office or in an office under the Governor's jurisdiction.

Amount: $31,332 plus benefits
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.
Website: http://www.illinois.gov/gov/

Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program
Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission
Office of Student Financial Assistance
6 North Liberty Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Eligibility: Applicants must live in Maryland, and they must be employed full-time by Maryland state or local government or nonprofit organizations that serve low income or underprivileged people. They must have a degree from a Maryland college or from any law school, or certification from the Maryland State Department of Education. Priority is given to individuals who have graduated in the past three years. Applicants must also have college loans on which they have not defaulted, and each person's annual gross salary must be under $60,000. Applicants must work in one of the following positions: lawyers, teachers, nurses, nurse faculty members, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, speech pathologists or physician assistants.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: September 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mhec.state.md.us

Julianne Malveaux Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009-3298
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled as sophomores or juniors at an accredited college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students may major in related fields such as public policy or creative writing.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nanbpwc.org

Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Sponsor: Morris K. Udall Foundation
130 S. Scott Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701-1922
Eligibility: Students must be juniors or sophomores studying full-time for an associate's or bachelor's degree at an accredited two- or four-year institution. They must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents and be committed to a career related to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American health care. Students must be nominated by a college or university faculty representative and must have a grade point average equivalent to a "B" or higher. Selection is based on demonstrated commitment to the environment, tribal public policy or Native Americal healthcare. Selection is also based on potential of applicant to make significant contributions, leadership, character, desire to make a difference and demonstration of diverse interests and activities.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: March 5
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, college transcript(s) and three recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.udall.gov

Nancy McManus Washington Internship Scholarships
Sponsor: Pi Sigma Alpha
The Washington Center
2301 M Street NW, Fifth Floor
Washington, DC 20037-1427
Eligibility: Applicants must belong to Pi Sigma Alpha and be nominated by their local chapter. The award is for a political science internship is based on academic achievement and service to the organization.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.apsanet.org/~psa/

National Security Education Program David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: Institute of International Education
1400 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. undergraduate students who have a strong interest in working for the U.S. federal government after graduation. They must intend to study abroad in one of several countries that have been overlooked traditionally by students wishing to travel overseas for academic purposes. They must be able to demonstrate how their studies abroad would contribute to U.S. national security interests. Preference will be given to students who can commit to a full academic year of study abroad. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: February 4
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.iie.org

National Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Washington Crossing Foundation
P.O. Box 503
Levittown, PA 19058
Eligibility: Students must be in their senior year of high school. Applicants must submit an essay and a letter of recommendation.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: January 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gwcf.org

Tribal Business Management Program
Sponsor: Catching the Dream
Attn.: Scholarship Affairs Office
8200 Mountain Road NE
Suite 103
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Eligibility: Applicants must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian, enrolled in a U.S. tribe and attending or planning to attend college full-time. Candidates are required to apply for all other forms of funding in addition to applying for this scholarship. Scholarships are based on grades, SAT or ACT scores, work experience, leadership, commitment to the tribe, personal goals and potential to improve the lives of American Indian people.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: March 15, April 30 and September 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.catchingthedream.org

Truman Scholar
Sponsor: Truman Scholarship Foundation
712 Jackson Place NW
Washington, DC 20006
Eligibility: Applicants must be juniors, attending an accredited U.S. college or university and be nominated by the institution. Students may not apply directly. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals, complete an application and write a policy recommendation.

Amount: Up to $30,000
Deadline: February 3
How to apply: See your school's Truman Faculty Representative or contact the foundation.
Website: http://www.truman.gov

University of California Public Policy and International Affairs Law Fellowship
Sponsor: University of California at Berkeley
UCPPIA Summer Institute
Goldman School of Public Policy
2607 Hearst Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94720-7320
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. They must be rising undergraduate seniors who have at least one more semester (or two more quarters) of coursework remaining before graduation. They must be interested in law and public service careers, and must have a demonstrated interest in policy issues that affect underserved populations. They must have overcome obstacles in their pursuit of higher education. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: At least $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal statement are required.
Website: http://gspp.berkeley.edu/ppia

University of California Public Policy and International Affairs Summer Institute
Sponsor: University of California at Berkeley
UCPPIA Summer Institute
Goldman School of Public Policy
2607 Hearst Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94720-7320
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents who are rising undergraduate seniors who have at least one more semester (or two more quarters) of coursework remaining before graduation. They must be interested in public service careers and must have a demonstrated interest in policy issues that affect underserved populations. They must have overcome obstacles in their pursuit of higher education. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal statement are required.
Website: http://gspp.berkeley.edu/ppia

Wisconsin Women in Government Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Wisconsin Women in Government Inc.
P.O. Box 2543
Madison, WI 53701
Eligibility: Applicants must be female Wisconsin residents who are undergraduate students at a participating Wisconsin college or university. They must be interested in government, public service or political careers and demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on academic merit, leadership, initiative, communication skills, extracurricular activities and commitment to public service.

Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, two recommendation letters and financial aid information are required.
Website: http://www.wiscwomeningovernment.org