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2015 POLS-SAC Group

Department of Political Science

Welcome to the Department of Political Science at Northern Illinois University -- a dynamic student-centered research department committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. 

Spend your summer interning in Washington, D.C. on the Hill

Applications are now being accepted for the Washington D.C. Summer Congressional Internship Program.  Application deadline is Friday, October 31st.

For more information, click here.  To download application, click here.

Become a Lincoln, Madison or Marshall Fellow – Apply

These three fellowships will subsidize the production of a high-level research paper and cover the costs for participating in the Political Science March Break D.C. Trip. You are eligible to apply if you are a Political Science major with a 3.2 GPA in the major and cumulatively, and are enrolled in the “Justice and Democracy: The American Experiment” emphasis. Funding for this undergraduate research initiative is generously provided by the Koch Foundation.