Fausto B. Gomez Scholarship in Political Science

Endowed in 2007, the Fausto Gomez Scholarship in Political Science provides $1,200 for 2019-20 tuition.

Eligibility
1. Must be a full-time undergraduate student who has completed at least 60 credits;
2. Must be a declared major in political science;
3. Must show financial need as determined by Financial Aid;
4. Must have a 3.4 or greater GPA; and
5. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who was born in, or whose parents were born in a Spanish-speaking nation in Latin America or the Caribbean.

Application Due Date
Friday, March 29, 2019

Application
Must submit a typewritten essay of no more than three pages (double-spaced, 12 pt font) describing the reasons that led her or him to seek a degree in political science, their interest in public affairs, and their professional aspirations.

Renewal
The Fausto B. Gomez Scholarship in Political Science may be renewed for one additional year provided the recipient has maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher in each term he or she is a recipient, is making steady progress toward a degree, and can demonstrate financial need.

Award Amount
$1,200 for 2019-20 tuition.

Award Announcement
Award will be presented at the Department’s annual end-of-year awards ceremony on April 18, 2019 and recipient will later meet with Mr. Fausto B. Gomez at his invitation.

Award
$1,200 for tuition
Deadline
03/29/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit a typewritten essay of no more than three pages (double-spaced, 12 pt font) describing the reasons that led you to seek a degree in political science, your interest in public affairs, and your professional aspirations.