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Departmental Scholarships

Students who apply are considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible. For most (but not all) scholarships, applicants should have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA, 15 semester hours of Government coursework completed, and be in good standing with the University. See individual scholarships for eligibility criteria. Scholarships are awarded in the spring semester for the following academic year. 

Click this link to apply for a scholarship through the online portal 

The Deadline for 2014 is April 18, 2014.

**Please note that all scholarships may not be awarded every academic year.**

Victor M. Aguilar Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Amount: Up to $4,000 

Eligibility:  Government majors from south Texas who are in good standing and have demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to graduates of McAllen Memorial High School.

George and Vickie Bayoud Scholarship in Government

Amount:  $1,000 

Eligibility:  Government majors in good standing

George Stuart Heyer Scholarship

Amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:  Upper-division Liberal Arts, Government major with a grade point average of at least 3.50; must be accepted into the departmental Honors Tutorial Program.

Joe R. Long Endowed Scholarship

Amount:  $2,500

Eligibility:  The selected students should have demonstrated financial need, with a preference to students having an interest in pursuing some aspect of democratic studies.

H. Malcolm Macdonald Memorial Scholarship

Amount:  $1,000

Eligibility:  Outstanding upper-division student majoring in government; 3.5 overall UT GPA; 3.75 GOV GPA.

H. Malcolm Macdonald Study Abroad Scholarship

Amount:  $2,500

Eligibility:  Government majors who are in good standing, planning to study abroad in the summer or following academic year, and have demonstrated financial need. Monies will be released upon acceptance into a study abroad program.

J.R. Roach Study Abroad Scholarship

Amount: Up to $2,500

Eligibility: Government student in good standing; study abroad for summer jor following academic year; and study in South or Southeast Asia.

Edward Taborsky Scholarship

Amount:  Up to $4,000 

Eligibility:  Government major with demonstrated financial need; an overall grade point average of at least 2.50; and a grade point average of at least 3.00 in government courses.

Edward Taborsky Summer Scholarship

Amount:  $1,500

Eligibility:  Government major with demonstrated financial need; an overall grade point average of at least 2.50; a grade point average of at least 3.00 in government courses; and registration for at least six hours during summer.

Jacqueline Eckert Timm Endowed Scholarship in Government

Amount:  Up to $1,000 

Eligibility:  Outstanding upper-division student majoring in government; 3.5 overall UT GPA; 3.75 GOV GPA; 15 hours of GOV coursework completed or in progress.

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