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

Election Science Group Fund supporting students doing data analytics on voting election administration

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 General Fund (4933)\

Graham/Mack Scholarship Fund (14778)

Walter G. Campbell Leadership Award (7646)

Ralph E. Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship (14059)

Your support of the department is greatly appreciated.