Sociology and Political Science

Scholarships & Awards

Our Winners

Senior Award in Political Science

  • 2010-11 Macey Gurley
  • 2008-09 Kristina Hortert
  • 2007-08 Kyle Ochsenbein
  • 2006-07 Joseph Cade Morgan

Paul G. Stephenson Scholarship

  • 2010-11 Matthew Cowan
  • 2008-09 Taylor J. Askew & Teresa L. Craig
  • 2007-08 Theodore Engel & Kristina Hortert
  • 2006-07 Tara Bates

Descriptions and Requirements:

Miranda Stotz, recipient of the Political Science Senior Award, pictured with Dr. Paul Semmes, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Miranda Stotz, recipient of the Political Science Senior Award, pictured with Dr. Paul Semmes, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Senior Award in Political Science

An award presented to a Political Science major with senior classification who demonstrates excellence in their academic career at TTU. Recipients receive a cash award and a certificate. The Senior Award for Political Science is considered the department's highest award for political science majors.

For more information contact: Dr. Lori Maxwell

The Paul G. Stephenson Scholarship Endowment

Background:
Paul Stephenson, first chairperson of Political Science, is considered a "quiet institution" by the faculty, who established an endowment in his honor. Stephenson, retired, joined the faculty in 1964, the same year TTU began offering a major in Political Science.

The scholarship is awarded to a Political Science major at the end of his/her junior year.

Criteria:

  • Must be a full-time student majoring in POLS
  • Will normally have the highest overall GPA of any Political Science major at the end of his/her junior year.
  • May receive additional consideration for other factors such as extracurricular activities and financial needs.