​​​​​PSC/PA Departme​nt Scholarships/Awards

PSC/PA Dept. Graduate Assistantships

Each year the Department of Political Scienc​e and Public Administration awards a limited number of assistantships to MA and MPA students in the political science graduate programs. This primary form of financial ​assistance for graduate students provides tuition remission, a stipend, and funding to cover the cost of mandatory university fees.  They work 20 hours per week for the department assisting in faculty research and teaching activities.  The Personnel Committee will begin reviewing complete applications after March 12 and will consider later applications until all positions are filled. Materials may be emailed to psc@cmich.edu or mailed to: CMU Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Anspach 247, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859.

Graduate Assistantship Application Form


Student Grants

The Office of Research & Graduate Studies offers the following student grants: 

Undergraduate Student Grants

  • Undergraduate Research Grants 
  • Undergraduate Presentation Grants 

Graduate Student Grants

  • Graduate Research Grants 
  • Graduate Presentation Grants 

GA Conference Grants – (union only):  Must apply before conference.

Please see the application form for specific details about each grant.  All applications are accepted by email only.  Applications are available on the ORGS website. For additional information, contact Kara Owens, berry1kl@cmich.edu, 989-774-1318.


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