Following UC Davis campus COVID protocols, in-person instruction has returned for Fall Quarter 2021. The department’s administrative functions have moved to hybrid work conditions until further notice. At this time, the preferred method of contact for departmental staff members is e-mail; please visit our administrative staff contact page for further information

Honors and Scholarships

The Department of Political Science offers numerous honorary and financial support programs to recognize and reward the outstanding achievements of undergraduate students.

Academic Honors Program

High-achieving students in majors within the Department of Political Science may be eligible for academic honors recognition.

Honor Societies

Honor societies offer validation of your scholarly performance, opportunities for leadership development, and mechanisms for professional networking.


Students in the UC Davis Department of Political Science have access to hundreds of scholarships of various types, not all of which are dependent upon demonstration of financial need. Many scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement and scholarly potential.

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