Student Funding Opportunites


The Washington Center Seminar Attendees, January 2019

The School of Government and Public Policy offers many student funding opportunities!

Students should also review the Scholarship Universe Website for additional Scholarships. 

The Washington Center: National Security Seminar  (Application Dates: February 11- March 1 at 5:00pm) APPLICATION 

May 12th-23rd, 2019: Join college students from around the country for one week in Washington, D.C. to explore the protection of U.S. interests at home, abroad and online. You'll be in the room with national security experts who tackle these issues every day. Get access to organizations and agencies tourists can't and gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities in this intriguing field. While you're here you can investigate your own professional interests and build a professional network. You may even discover a career path you hadn't considered.

Textbook Scholarship

Eligible students may apply for an SGPP sponsored textbook scholarship through the UA bookstore. The textbook scholarship includes up to $250 to be used on textbooks at the UA bookstore for one semester.

Travel Funding Stipend

Students may be reimbursed for travel expenses for academic conferences, out-of-state or international internships, study abroad programs, and student exchange programs. 
​Eligible Expenses

  • Airfare (up to $500 for domestic; $1,000 for international) 
  • Conference registration fees (up to $500) 
  • Please read the requirements and application processes carefully- they are located on the Travel Stipend Website

Melody S. Robidoux Washington, D.C. Housing Stipend

SGPP majors may receive a stipend for housing if they have secured an internship in Washington, D.C. 

Application details and deadline on the Washington, D. C. Housing Stipend website.

Graduate Test Prep Stipend

If you are completing a GRE, GMAT, or LSAT test prep course from the Think Tankyou can apply for stipend.

  • Think Tank Test Prep Courses: up to $275

English Teaching Certification (TEFL Summer Certificate Program)

The School of Government and Public Policy has funding available to sponsor eligible students to enroll in a 100-hour Teaching English as a Foreign Language certification program this summer. This certification may be of particular interest to students planning careers in international relations or foreign affairs. Program Details can be found here: