2013 Legislative Internship
Spend the spring semester at the state capitol! Work with state senators and representatives! Receive a tuition/fee waiver, $4200 stipend, and college credit. Gain professional work experience! Applications are due in September, for more information go to: nau.edu/legislativeinternship
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Roy and Delores Morey and Jack and Ruby Vaughn have endowed a scholarship program that supports one student traveling to Washington, D.C. and serving in an internship program each year. Possible qualifying internships include work in a congressional office or executive branch department or agency.
Eligibility: Sophomore, junior or senior, full time enrollment, good academic standing.
This scholarship honors the memory of Theodore Wyckoff, a Political Science faculty member who passed away in 1993. It is available to International Affairs majors and Political Science majors with an international emphasis. (American Political Studies majors not eligible.)
Eligibility: minimum 3.0 GPA, extracurricular activities and involvement, and must be enrolled for the following fall and spring. (If only enrolled for fall, then can only receive half of the scholarship.)
This scholarship honors the memory of L. Earl Shaw, Jr., a Political Science faculty member who passed away in April 2002. Dr. Shaw had a strong belief in human potential, and he encouraged his students to strive to achieve their own greatness.
Eligibility: NAU undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Political Science who has completed 6 hours in POS and at least 2 semesters of coursework at NAU; GPA at least 2.5 although preference given to applicants with 3.0 GPA or better; demonstrates financial need. Award typically given to undergraduate students majoring in POS, IA, or APS. Applicants must submit a short description of their efforts to achieve a college education and plans for completing the program.
This scholarship, also known as the William L. Strauss award, is available to all Political Science, International Affairs, and American Political Studies majors, although most frequently awarded to POS or APS majors.
Eligibility: NAU student who has completed two semesters at NAU, 6 hours of POS, and a good academic record.
The Political Science faculty members nominate students for this award based on academic performance and excellence in the field of International Affairs.
John Ostheimer Award to Outstanding Graduating Senior
The Political Science faculty members nominate students for this award based on academic performance and excellence in their major program of Political Science, International Affairs, or American Political Studies.
Regent Ernest Calderón Scholarship
This scholarship is established by Regent Ernest Calderón to support a sophomore with financial need majoring in Political Science. Regent Ernest Calderón is a graduate of Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona College of Law, has practiced law for over 29 years, and was named the 2002 Latino Lawyer of the Year by the Hispanic National Bar Association. Eligibility: An undergraduate who has declared Political Science as their major; a graduate of an Arizona High School and a sophomore with proven financial need. This fund is a one-time only, single scholarship in the Fall.