Scholarships

East Tennessee State University

Department of Political Science, International Affairs & Public Administration: Scholarships

The Clive W. and Esther W. Bare Scholarship

This is an endowed scholarship which may be awarded to an upper class political science major with financial need. The amount and number of such awards will be determined by the faculty. To apply for the Bare Scholarship, please click on the following link: Bare Scholarship Application

The Southern Dames Scholarship

This non-endowed scholarship is awarded by the faculty to a senior political science major who has achieved excellence in his or her academic work. More than one award may be made depending on the availability of scholarship

The Theresa Kroll Lee Scholarship Endowment

This is an endowed scholarship is to provide assistance to students enrolled in the Departments of Political Science/ and or History in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Criteria for each applicant is that they are 1.  preferably a student from East Tennessee or Southern West Virginia; 2.  be pursuing a major/minor in Political Science or History, or an area from the College of Arts and Sciences; and 3. have demonstrated financial need through the financial aid process.

For information regarding the scholarships offered to undergraduate students through the Department of Political Science, International Affairs & Public Administration, please contact Dr. Andrew Battista at (423) 439-6628 or

The Dr. Michael and Nina Marchioni MPA Graduate Scholarship Endowment

This is an endowment established by Dr. Michael and Nina Marchioni to provide scholarship assistance to deserving graduate students enrolled in the Department of Political Science at ETSU.  To qualify for the scholarship, each applicant must meet the following criteria:
1.  be enrolled as a Master of Public Administration (MPA) graduate student in the Department of Political Science with a concentration in Planning;
2.  demonstrate professional promise and commitment in the field of Public Administration; and
3.  have financial need.
Applications should be submitted to the Department of Political Science by March 1 of each year.

For more information regarding the Dr. Michael and Nina Marchioni MPA Graduate Scholarship Endowment, please contact Dr. Michael Marchioni at (423) 439-5362 or