Robert S. and Barbara R. Lorch Political Science Scholarship


The Robert S. and Barbara R. Lorch Political Science Scholarship funds merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in Political Science at UCCS. 


One merit-based scholarship will be awarded per academic year. Please review the requirements below:


  • Declared undergraduate Political Science major
  • Junior or Senior standing in Fall of year to be awarded
  • Overall GPA of at least 3.2
  • Political Science GPA of at least 3.5
  • Enrolled as a full time undergraduate student
  • Submission of a written application comprised of:
    • Written statement of academic and career goals
    • Résumé
    • Unofficial transcript


The scholarship will be for one academic year only. Awardees may not reapply for continued funding.


All applications must be submitted to Dr. James A. Null, Chairperson of the Political Science Department. The award winner will be announced.


The award amounts, application deadlines, and announcement of winners are variable. When they are determined, they will be posted on the News and Announcements section of the website.