Giving Opportunities

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The Department of Political Science is grateful for the valuable support it receives from alumni and friends. Your donations help the department meet its commitments to excellence in research, teaching, and public service. Thanks for your support!

 

 

The Department of Political Science Annual Fund

The Annual Fund provides unrestricted funds to aid in the achievement of the Department's multiple missions. These gifts are often the only source of discretionary funds available to meet the Department's needs. Annual gifts benefit the Department's students, programs, and faculty. They make it possible to recognize outstanding teaching; provide educational technology essential for learning, teaching, and research; fund student and faculty research initiatives; support innovative course development and other academic programs.

Donate to annual fund

 

 

Bob Byars Scholarship for First-Generation College Students

The Bob Byars Scholarship is a need-based scholarship that assists in supporting fund for first-generation college students who are pursuing a degree in political science at the University of Illinois.

Donate to Bob Byars scholarship fund

 

 

The Dean S. Dorman Award

The Dean S. Dorman Award provides funds to political science students who are traveling to conferences and symposia in which they are participants.

Donate to Dean S. Dorman fund

 

 

The Peter F. Rossiter Scholarship

This scholarship provides an award for a freshman, sophomore, and junior political science major and is awarded based on a combination of academic merit and financial need.

Donate to Peter F. Rossiter scholarship fund

 

 

Gifts to the Graduate Program

The department has several programs that provide fellowships, research funds, conference travel support, and other awards for our graduate students. Please contact the department to learn more about opportunities and the areas of greatest need.