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Fullerton College Political Science Department Scholarship

The student must be a declared Political Science major and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  The recipient will be determined by the Political Science Department.    

For more information about the Scholarship process and to download the current application
Applications are available in January.  Deadline is April of each year.


Fullerton College Foundation Scholarships

Fullerton College Scholarship Applications
Applications are available January - March of each year.  Deadline is the first week of March.
Scholarships are available for continuing students as well as graduating students.


Outside Scholarships

When searching for scholarships, be aware of scholarships scams.  A good rule, if you have to pay money to get money, it's probably a scam.


Other Political Science Scholarships

2006 Budweiser Conservation Scholarship Program
Award: up to $10,000

United States citizen at least 21 years of age and environmental science, natural resource management, biology, public policy, geography, political science or related disciplines.

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada

Application Deadline: Scholarship deadline has expired. See website for more details.

Award Amount: $5,000

Contact Information: Application forms and detailed information available at www.gfoa.org/ or the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships at UCI

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Study in public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management)
  • Minority student
  • Undergraduate or Graduate


Envioronmental Scholarships

Annie's Environmental Studies Scholarship Program $1000


Local Scholarships

The Datatel Scholars Foundation
(DSF), an independent tax-exempt foundation, awards scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students attending eligible Datatel client institutions.

Leon Owens Foundation
Any student who has lived or attended school in Orange County may apply for a scholarship.  Must have a GPA of 2.5 or above.

Orange County Community Foundation

Dennis W. Cabaret Scholarship

OCTFCU Member Education Award

Other Scholarships

Hispanic Scholarship Foundation
HSF offers a variety of scholarship programs for students at different points in their academic careers.

Hispanic College Fund
$500 - $10,000

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States
  • Must be studying full-time in the United States or Puerto Rico
  • Must have a minimum GPA of a 3.0
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • First in my Family
    The Sallie Mae Fund "First in My Family" Scholarship Program is dedicated to assisting students who are the first person in their family to attend college.

    The Sallie Mae Fund's Scholarship Programs
    Addressing financial need through scholarships is one of the key elements of Project Access: The Sallie Mae Fund's community-based initiative. Since 2001, The Sallie Mae Fund has awarded $7.4 million in scholarships to help over 3,000 students enroll in college.

    Orange County Republican Women

    William R. Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students

    Target All-Around Scholarship

    Scholarship Searches

    Transfer Scholarships

    Outside Scholarships, UCI


    If you'd like to suggest a link to a scholarship not listed here,
    please e-mail Jodi Balma at jbalma@fullcoll.edu.


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