The Elizabeth Bussiere Scholarship

This scholarship is named for Elizabeth Bussiere, a political science professor at UMASS Boston, for her dedication and commitment to UMB students. It is awarded to political science majors on the basis of their outstanding academic performance and their interest in public policy, law, social justice and community service, broadly defined and related to U.S., comparative, or international politics.

For further information, please consult the department flyer at

up to $1,850
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload your current resume
  2. Please describe a political issue that you feel passionately about and the value you see in using a Political Science approach in order to understand it. (600-800 word essay)