The Selection Committee offers the following guidance for those who are planning to apply for the Prize and those contemplating making a nomination.
1. Students who graduated in the Fall of 2017 are eligible to apply for the 2018 Prize. This also applies to future academic years. The deadline for receiving an application or nomination is the third Monday in February each year. In 2018, that deadline is February 18, 2019.
2. A faculty member may nominate more than one student per year.
3. Applicants do not have to be citizens of the United States. Applicants and nominees must be majoring in Political Science or one of its related fields at a college or university in the United States.
4. Students from any region of the United States may apply.