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Undergraduate Scholarships

The department offers three different undergraduate scholarships. The John C. Stennis Scholarship is a two or four-year scholarship awarded annually to two or three graduating Mississippi high school or community college students. The award amount is $2,000 annually and carries an additional travel stipend. One Haley Barbour Scholarship is awarded annually to a rising junior who is majoring in political science. The amount is $1,500 annually for two years. The Bill Collins Scholarship is awarded once every two or three years to an African-American student who is a rising sophomore or junior majoring in political science.

Please follow the links for more information about these scholarships.

Contact Info

Department of Political Science
and Public Administration
Department Phone: 662.325.2711
Department Fax: 662.325.2716
Mailing Address: P. O. Box PC
Mississippi State University, MS 39762
Department Office: 105 Bowen Hall
Email address:polscipubadm@pspa.msstate.edu