The Abilene Christian University Department of Political Science & Criminal Justice is pleased to offer the following scholarships:
Jack Pope Fellows Program
Awarded on the basis of merit to ACU students who will be college juniors in the following academic year. Students selected as Fellows must exhibit outstanding potential for leadership in government and related public service.
Available to pre-law seniors who are planning to attend law school the following fall semester. Separate scholarships are awarded for Baylor and Pepperdine Law Schools.
Maxine Durrett Earl Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving Political Science/Criminal Justice major who has a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and is from one of the counties designated in the establishment of the scholarship.
Trent and Nell Meaders Scholarship
Awarded to the senior Political Science major with the highest GPA.
Judge Ted Poe Scholarship
Since 2006, a scholarship in the name of alumni Ted Poe has been given to an outstanding junior or senior Political Science major.
B.F. Sisk Scholarship
Awarded to deserving ACU students majoring in Political Science and who desire to be leaders in a public service career (participate in government and related public service). This scholarship is limited to juniors who have a GPA of at least 3.25.
Pat and Joann Sublett Scholarship
Awarded to deserving students of ACU majoring in Political Science and desiring to be leaders in government, specifically for students from middle-income families, who are not generally eligible for other scholarships.
Gary and Nancy Thompson Scholarship
Named for a retired department chair of Political Science, this scholarship is designated for Political Science majors who are also Jack Pope Fellows.
Jeffrey L. Wendling Scholarship
Awarded to Criminal Justice students with good character, financial need and academic ability.
For additional information, please contact the Political Science office at 325-674-2095.