Make a Difference


The generous support of our donors provides our students and faculty with the resources to take part in a variety of activities that would otherwise be impossible. Scholarships, special lectures, and support for student and faculty research projects enhance the academic mission of the Department of Political Science and the student experience. This support is a vital component in our mission. Please take a few minutes and consider making an investment in the Department of Political Science. There are several ways you can help:

Unrestricted Gifts - These gifts allow the department to apply your gift to the area of greatest need.

  • 1577-Department of Political Science fund (expendable)

Designated Gifts - Gifts to specific funds such as:

  • 4297-Public Administration Fund (expendable)
  • 3384-Sara Glosik Scholarship
  • 2937-Department Political Science Scholarship (endowment)
  • 4490-Washington, DC Alumni Chapter (endowment)
  • Irma Karmol Scholarship
  • Augustus J. “Gus” Jones, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
  • Dr. Philip A. Russo Public Administration Scholarship
  • Political Science Experiential Learning Fund
GIVE BY CHECK - Please make your check payable to the Miami University Foundation, designate Department of Political Science and, if desired, a specific Scholarship or Lecture Fund on the memo line, and send to:

Department of Political Science
c/o Miami University
349 E. High Street, Room 218
Oxford, OH 45056

GIVE ONLINE - Click here to visit Miami's secure, encrypted online giving form and then:

  1. Enter the gift amount.
  2. Under Designations, select the Other Fund box.
  3. Enter Political Science (1577) or other scholarship or lecture fund designation codes in the Comment Box.


STOCK/APPRECIATED ASSETS - Donors may transfer donate assets such as stocks, bonds, mutual fund shares, or real estate as gift commitments. The benefits of transferring appreciated assets may include tax deductions and the avoidance of capital gains tax. Please contact Joe Christman in the Miami University Division of University Advancement at 513-529-4107 for further information.

ESTATE OR DEFERRED GIFTS - An estate or deferred gift to the Miami University Foundation designated for the Department of Political Science, can allow you or your advisors to incorporate future support for Miami University into your individual financial planning strategies. Please contact Joe Christman in the Miami University Division of University Advancement at 513-529-4107 for further information.