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Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice Scholarships

The scholarships below are available to students seeking a degree in eligible Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice programs.

Dr. James V. Calvi Scholarship  

Dr. James V. Calvi Scholarship was established after Dr. Calvi’s retirement in 2016 for his long service to students and faculty. Dr. Calvi began teaching at WT in 1982. He served as department head for the Department of History and Political Science for seven years and in 2009, he became the Associate Dean of the College of Education and Social Sciences. The recipient will be a political science or criminal justice major with 30 hours or a graduate student in criminal justice. Students must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA.

John B. and Mary O. Coleman Scholarship  
Criminal Justice Intern of the Year Scholarship  
Criminal Justice Master’s Program Scholarship  
Maxine Durrett Earl Charitable Foundation Scholarship  
Captain Ed Foster Law Enforcement Scholarship  
Harrington Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund  
Dr. Harry and Maryann Hueston Scholarship  
Judge Marvin Jones Scholarship  
Lasater-Looney Political Science Scholarship  
Brent T. Lynch Criminal Justice Scholarship Award  
Debra McCartt Public Service and Administration Scholarship  
Travis McBride Political Science Scholarship Fund  
Jerry Neal Scholarship  
Jesse and Grace Osborn Endowment Fund  
Panhandle City Manager’s Association Scholarship  
Retired Professors Scholarship for Political Science and Criminal Justice  
Rita Benford Sampson Memorial Scholarship  
Walter L. Shelly Political Science Scholarship  
Max and Gene Alice Sherman Public Affairs Scholarship  
J. Pat Stephens Honorary Scholarship  
Claudia D. Stravato Women in Government Scholarship  
Claudia and Harold Stuart Scholarship for Books  
John Ward Public Administration Scholarship