Scholarships for Public Policy Majors

If you're looking to enter a degree program that will prepare you for a career in public policy, then it's likely you're on the lookout for a scholarship to help you offset the costs of college tuition and fees. You'll be happy to know that there are many such scholarships available to both graduate and undergraduate students pursuing a degree in public administration, public policy and public affairs. In addition to scholarships that are offered by universities providing these types of programs, you can also look to public policy scholarships that are funded by foundations and professional associations. Applicants for these scholarships must meet specific requirements that typically include a 3.0 - 3.5 GPA, transcripts, recommendation letters, financial need and personal statements or essays. Some scholarships might be awarded only to applicants of particular ethnicity, enrollment status or residency. Get the financial support you need to complete your public policy degree program by searching the list below to find the scholarship that's right for you.

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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Education|Public Policy|Public Administration|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Portage, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was started in honor of Dr. Kevin Hollenbeck for his service on the Portage Board of Education. The scholarship aims to benefit graduating Portage Schools seniors planning to pursue degrees in Education, Public Policy, or a related field such as public administration.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • August 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Geography|Urban Studies|Urban Planning|Environmental Studies|Urban Policy|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
  • School (College): Attend an |Historically Black College|Historically Black University|
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The Robert A. Catlin/David W. Long Memorial Fellowship was established to promote the profession of urban planning among Black students and build a community of Black planning professionals who supports one another.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 2,500
  • 2 awards
  • July 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Business Administration|Political Science|Business|Accounting|Public Policy|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian|Asian-American|
  • School (College): |any california college|any california university|
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Established in honor of former California state treasurer, Matt Fong, the scholarship strives to enhance, develop and promote the professional lives and careers of dedicated Asian Americans in the field of public finance.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship Environmental Consortium of Hudson Valley Colleges & Universities
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  • 3,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Natural Resources|Environmental Studies|Ecology|Zoology|Hydrology|Conservation Biology|Environmental Law|Environmental Policy|
  • School (College): |Institutional Member of Environmental Consortium|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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Established in the name of the Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc (TGF) founders, the scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated excellence and outstanding dedication in a field of study that falls within an environmental field of a school or department. Applicants shall be U.S. citizens and shall demonstrate merit with a current 3.5 GPA in the environmental concentration courses and an overall minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Urban Planning|Public Policy|Public Administration|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
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Public Administration and Public Policy Degrees Graduate Level Scholarship is provided to a student pursuing a graduate degree in Public Administration or Public Policy. The awardee will receive $500 fund to support their education.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details The Ronald Reagan Public Policy Fellowship Program The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation
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  • 30,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Public Policy|
  • School (College): Attend |University of California, CA|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The Ronald Reagan Public Policy Fellowship Program is supporting graduate students at the University of California, Los Angeles. Applicants must be citizens of the United States of America.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Public Policy|Public Health|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Accredited Institution|Accredited U.S Institution|
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Congress|Politics|Policy Issues|
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The Robert J. Dole Archive and Special Collections Research Fellowships and Travel Grants has established in 2010. Applicants must be engaged in projects studying Congress, politics, or policy issues.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details John and Agnes McFarlane Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 2,500 - 5,000
  • 15 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Political Science|Nursing|Elementary Education|Journalism|Civics|Government|Healthcare|Social Work|Secondary Education|International Relations|Global Studies|International Cooperation|Public Policy|Public Administration|Public Health|Early Childhood Education|Administration of Justice|Physical Assistant|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Community College|State College or University|
background
The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to graduating senior of Ventura County or current college students who have demonstrated interest and involvement in the welfare of the community through their school and community activities and are pursuing a degree or certification preparatory leading to a career in public service at an accredited community college or four-year college or university in the state of California.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Geography|Marine Sciences|Marine Policy|Geological Sciences|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Delaware (DE)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|
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University of Delaware Graduate Student Funding Opportunities is open to graduate students who wants to pursue Marine Science and Policy, Geological Sciences, and Geography. The program aims to encourage students who are highly competitive to engage in research projects mentored by the institution's nationally ranked faculty.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details The Jacques Avent Scholarship Arizona Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Political Science|Nursing|Business|Criminal Justice|Healthcare|Public Policy|Public Administration|Information Technology|Public Affairs|Urban and Metropolitan Studies|
  • Residence: Live in |Arizona|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
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The scholarship is established in honor of Jacques Avent who was the first African-American to hold a senior executive position, serving as executive assistant to the City Council and Deputy City Manager with the city of Phoenix, Arizona. It is given to deserving undergraduate student of African-American/Black heritage who is enrolled in an academic institution in Arizona and committed to pursuing a career in public administration.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
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