Award Opportunities

Fellowships

The Department of Politics is pleased to announce the awarding of the following three fellowships in 2013-2014:

The fellowships are restricted to students majoring in either Politics or International Relations. Former applicants, including recipients, may reapply.

There is no application form. To apply, write to the Chair, Department of Politics, describing the proposed plan of study. Enclose an official transcript of undergraduate and, where appropriate, graduate study and arrange for the submission of two letters of recommendation. The deadline for receipt of letters of application and supporting materials is February 14, 2014.

Ruth C. Lawson Fellowship in International Politics

The Ruth C. Lawson Fellowship was established in 1976 by colleagues, students, and friends of Miss Lawson. Stipend: $5,000. To be awarded every year.

The fellowship is awarded to a student who holds or is a candidate for a degree from Mount Holyoke, preferably pursuing advanced study in international politics.

Ellen Deborah Ellis Fellowship in International Relations

The Ellen Deborah Ellis Fellowship in International Relations was established in 1944 by students and friends of Miss Ellis. Stipend: $2,000. To be awarded every year.

The fellowship is awarded to a student who holds or is a candidate for a degree from Mount Holyoke, preferably for graduate work. The work in international relations may be taken preferably abroad, or at Mount Holyoke or elsewhere in this country.

Donald G. Morgan Fellowship in Law

The Donald G. Morgan Fellowship was established in 1976 by colleagues, students, and friends of Mr. Morgan. Stipend: $1,500. Not awarded this year.

The fellowship is awarded to a student who holds or is a candidate for a degree from Mount Holyoke, preferably for attending law school.

In the event that no award is made for law school in a given year, an award may be made for graduate study in political science involving a special interest in the theory, development, values, and adaptability of the U.S. Constitution.