Undergraduate Scholarships

Submit an online application (use the link below), to be considered for awards from the following funds for the 2023-2024 academic year. Please be prepared to provide all requested information/documentation including a statement of need, a statement pertaining to your future plans, and your most up to date LoboTrax report. 

Application Deadline: Friday April 14th, 2023 at 5:00pm MT. 

2023-2024 Scholarship Application 

Political Science Department Selection Criteria:


  • Major in political science
  • Completion of 15 credit hours in political science, and 60 hours towards the B.A. degree*

Primary consideration: Overall and major GPA of 3.3 or higher 
Secondary consideration: Financial need

Additional Criteria for Individual Scholarships:

Dorothy Cline Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Political science majors studying American politics, American government, public policy, or political theory

Miriam Grunsfeld Scholarship

  • Political science major
  • One female, one male student awarded

Frances M. Lee Memorial Scholarship

  • Political science major
  • First semester junior to be named at end of sophomore year

Issa Sakaki Merrill Scholarship

  • Political Science Major with a concentration in peace studies, who have background and interest in conflict, conflict resolution, and peacemaking. 

*Department credit hour requirements shown above may be waived for this scholarship only.

Rosa Rudin Roosa Scholarship

  • Political science major

Henry Randolph Johnston Memorial

  • Undergraduate political science majors who are graduates of a New Mexico or Texas high school or are residents of New Mexico or Texas at the time of admission to UNM