The Government and Politics Graduate Program Support Fund, which provides scholarships for graduate students in the department who demonstrate great potential. Give to the Government and Politics Graduate Program Support Fund.

The Roger H. Davidson Award in American Politics Fund, which provides annual award for the graduate student who writes the best paper in the field of American Politics. Give to the Roger H. Davidson Award in American Politics Fund.

The Conley H. Dillon Memorial Award Fund, which provides an annual award for a deserving doctoral student in the department. Preference is given to doctoral students conducting research in intergovernmental relations, American government, public administration or American public policy. Give to the Conley H. Dillon Memorial Award Fund.

The Don C. Piper Fund, which provides an annual award to a graduate student in the department for the best conference paper or journal article. Give to the Don C. Piper Fund.

The Jean Elizabeth Spencer Fund, which provides an annual award to an outstanding female graduate student in the department who demonstrates the potential to make a professional contribution in the areas of state and/or local government or American politics. Give to the Jean Elizabeth Spencer Fund.