Support the Department

Giving Opportunities

Through contributions of alumni and friends of the department, we have been able to support undergraduate and graduate student research, travel to political science conferences, a dynamic speakers series, awards for our best student papers and theses, and faculty research.

Online giving to the Political Science Fund (1039) for undergraduate, graduate, and faculty support is now available.  Please click here to contribute.

The following funds represent the top priorities of the Department of Political Science. We encourage you to help us sustain and strengthen our program through a gift to one or more of the accounts listed below.

  • Political Science Alumni Challenge Fund (13877)
  • Dauer Lecture Fund (0104) supporting visiting speakers through our lecture series
  • H. Douglas Price Fund (6479) supporting graduate students in American Government
  • Public Affairs Fund (3233) supporting students and programs in Public Affairs
  • James Button Memorial Fund (12537) supporting a need based award with first priority given to a graduate student whose research is focused on race relations, poverty, or diversity issues
  • Barbara Roth Memorial Fund (8909) awarding students who make a difference in the community
  • Political Campaigning Funds supporting students and programs in Political Campaigning:
        • Political Campaigning General Fund (4933)
        • Graham/Mack Scholarship Fund (14778)
        • Walter G. Campbell Leadership Award (7646)
        • Ralph E. Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship (14059)

Please send your tax-deductible donations to:

University of Florida Foundation
P.O. Box 14425
Gainesville, Florida 32614-2425


Please indicate the fund that you wish to support on the memo line of your check. Your support of the department is greatly appreciated.