UNI Department of Political Science awards scholarships for 2005-2006

Posted on Wednesday, April 27th, 2005

Phil Mauceri, head, Department of Political Science, (319) 273-7490
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-6728

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Political Science recently awarded scholarships to four students for the 2005-2006 academic year.

The Black Hawk County Bar Association Scholarship was awarded to two students. Holly Ross, a junior political science major from Urbandale, and Troy Sitzman, a senior political science major from Kingsley, each received a $500 scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to academically outstanding juniors or seniors majoring in political science, political communication or public administration who have made a commitment to attend law school.

John Harrenstein, a senior public administration major from Clear Lake, received the Dennis Jensen Memorial Scholarship. The $600 scholarship is awarded to an Iowa resident who is a political science or public administration major who has completed an internship in state or local government, and has a GPA of at least 3.25.

Melissa Waters, a junior political science major from Waukon, received the Charles Ray and Ada May Hoxie scholarship. This $750 scholarship is awarded to a sophomore or junior majoring in political science with a GPA of at least 3.30.