Political Science Scholarships

Search scholarships from our database that apply to a major in political science. Some of these scholarships apply to Canadian students, and others apply to American students, and many apply to both!

Scholarship Amount Deadline Region of Study Level of Study
Young Women in Public Affairs Award

$1,500 to $4,000 USD


Please refer to your local Zonta club for the specific deadline: https://www.zonta.org/Local-Action/Locate-a-Club


High school; Undergraduate




Getty Scholar Grants

Getty Scholars may be in residence from three to nine months: 

Three-month residency: September to December, January to March, April to June: $17,200
Six-month residency: September to March, January to June: $42,000
Nine-month residency: September to June: $65,000


Please check back in Summer 2020 to apply for the 2021-2022 cycle.




Worldwide (all nationalities)


Bourses d’Excellence pour Stage

$21,000 & This scholarships comes with an internship with l'Assemblee Nationale Quebec.


Ca vien avec un stage pratique de dix mois à l’Assemblée nationale du Québec.




Undergraduate; Graduate; Recent Graduate (of less than 2 years)




National PELRA Foundation Scholarship



***UPDATE - The 2020 application period is now closed for this scholarship. Please check back in the fall of 2020 for updated application information.***




United States


DAR Scholarships - History, Political Science, Economics & Government

$2,000 - $5,000


February 15, annually


Undergraduate; Graduate


United States


Aziz Jamaluddin Scholarship Program



Not specified


Undergraduate; Graduate


United States


Indspire Post-Secondary Education Scholarship



February 1; August 1; November 1 at 11:59 p.m. PT (annually)


Full-time one-year certificate or diploma programs, undergraduate and graduate degree programs from an accredited post- secondary institution. 


Canada (Study outside of Canada is permitted at the graduate level).