Giving to the Department of Political Science & Public Administration

""The Department of Political Science and Public Administration and UAB's College of Arts and Sciences could not do what we do without your support. Traditional revenues such as tuition, fees, federal grants, and state funds provide for daily work, but they often vary with the level of state revenues and enrollments.

Gifts from you create a secure, concrete foundation for our future success. They benefit not only students and faculty but also the community as a whole.

Giving Funds

You can contribute to the Department of Political Science & Public Administration in a number of ways:

  • The Department of Political Science and Public Administration General Fund

    Your gift to the Department of Political Science and Public Administration General Fund provides the department with flexibility to support key priorities of the department. Your support allows us to continue to provide outstanding academic programs and world-class research.

    MPA Alumni Chapter

    A gift to the MPA Alumni Chapter supports the alumni efforts of the Master of Public Administration program. Our chapter hosts networking receptions and activities for engagement throughout the year. With your support, we can continue to develop and execute a variety of innovative initiatives to support the department, our alumni, faculty, and students.

  • Department of Political Science and Public Administration Scholarship Fund

    The Department of Political Science and Public Administration Scholarship Fund provides financial support to our students. This important fund makes a UAB degree possible for many deserving students.

    Jane Addams Democracy Endowed Scholarship in Political Science

    The Jane Addams Democracy Endowed Scholarship in Political Science assist political science majors, with solid academic promise, preference given to applicants who are first-generation college students.

    Mary Wollstonecraft Prize Student Award

    The Mary Wollstonecraft Prize Student Award is used to recognize deserving undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration. Preference given to female students, with a focus on Women’s Studies.

    Voytek Zubek Memorial Endowed Scholarship

    The Voytek Zubek Memorial Endowed Scholarship is named in memory of Dr. Voytek Zubek for his many years of dedicated service to the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, as well as to countless students, faculty, and alumni. The scholarship assists deserving junior and senior students who are political science majors and demonstrate solid academic promise.

  • Department of Political Science and Public Administration Nonprofit Scholarship

    The Department of Political Science and Public Administration Nonprofit Scholarship provides financial support to students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program or the Nonprofit Management Certificate Program. Students must be interested in the field of nonprofit management.

    MPA Alumni Endowed Scholarship

    The MPA Alumni Endowed Scholarship provides financial assistance to deserving students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program to enable them to put their financial concerns aside while concentrating on their academic pursuits. Gifts to the endowment allow the Program to increase the number and amount of scholarships awarded.

    “Take a Leap” Student Scholarship

    The “Take a Leap” Student Scholarship assist deserving students who are enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program. The scholarship supports students who plan to intern in the public sector outside of the Southeast, with preference given to the Washington, D.C. area.


For additional information regarding gifts to the Department of Political Science & Public Administration, please contact Camille Epps at camilleepps@uab.edu or call (205) 996-2154.

We thank you for your support.