Poe Scholarship | Department of Political Science

Poe Scholarship

The Steven C. Poe Scholarship honors the memory of the late Professor Steve Poe, a world-renowned expert in human rights and dedicated teacher.

Strong preference will be given to those students who are studying human rights in domestic or international politics or who are political science pre-law majors with an interest in human rights. To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Will have completed 18 undergraduate hours in political science with a GPA of at least 3.5 in the major and overall and have completed 60 hours total by the time of the award. At least 12 of the political science hours will have been taken at the University of North Texas;
  • Maintain full time enrollment at the University, unless the student has fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in his/her degree program.

To apply for this scholarship, please fill out this form and return it to the Department of Political Science by February 15th, 2024.

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All decisions regarding the size, the distribution of undergraduate and graduate awards, and the number of scholarship awards made from this fund shall rest with the Committee on Grants and Awards in the Political Science department.

For details on the Graduate Steven C. Poe Scholarship, please click here.