Make a Gift

We welcome contributions to the Political Science Enrichment Fund, which is used to sponsor activities such as colloquia and educational/programming events.

In addition to various activities, we have special funds for our Undergraduate and Graduate students. These funds are used to help them in their quest for knowledge.

If you wish to make a contribution by credit card, please Make a Gift by visiting the University of Hawai‘i Foundation.

Or you can make out checks to the UH Foundation - Political Science Fund.

Please send checks to:

Department of Political Science
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
2424 Maile Way, Saunders 640
Honolulu, HI 96822

Other Funds

In addition to the Political Science Enrichment Fund, the Department, along with other sponsors, has established several other funds in memory of former faculty members and one graduate student.

Jorge Fernandes Memorial Fellowship and Award

The Fernandes Memorial Award was created in honor of its namesake, a beloved former graduate student and talented scholar. It is awarded irregularly to an exceptionally promising graduate student to support the completion of his or her dissertation. Please visit the UH Foundation to make a donation by credit card.

Harry Friedman Memorial Award

This fund was established by family, friends, and colleagues of the late Harry Friedman, former professor and department chair, and is awarded to a student in the graduate program for academic merit demonstrated by a research paper in the sub–field of Comparative Politics. Please visit the UH Foundation to make a donation by credit card.

Thomas H. Hamilton Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding undergraduate in their senior year. This student must show outstanding scholarship and performance in areas of political significance and they must have completed at least two courses in political theory. Please visit the UH Foundation to make a donation by credit card.

Carl F. Knobloch Award

This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior (undergraduate) with a strong academic record who also has an outstanding record of community and/or University service. Please visit the UH Foundation to make a donation by credit card.

Norman Meller Award

This fund was created in honor of Professor Emeritus Norman Meller, the Department's expert in Pacific Island Studies and is awarded for meritorious academic achievement, especially for progress in the Ph.D. program. Please visit the UH Foundation to make a donation by credit card.

Glendon Schubert and James Neal Schubert Political Science Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship was created in honor of the Department's most creative and influential political scientist of the mid–20th century and is awarded to a graduate student who specializes in public law, law and society, or biopolitics. Please visit the UH Foundation to make a donation by credit card.