CLASS - Political Sci - George Hart Memorial Endowment

11/29/2022: Updated Criteria

The George Hart Memorial Endowment Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is majoring in political science at Cal Poly Pomona and demonstrates an interest in community affairs. The scholarship is a memorial to George Hart who devoted thirty years to Cal Poly Pomona as a member of the Political Science Department and as Associate Dean in the School of Arts (now the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences). He served on the Academic Senate from 1983 to 1995, acting as chair from 1987 through 1989. His life serves as a tribute to the pursuit of academic excellence and dedicated leadership. The scholarship will be used towards books and/or tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Award Period: 2023-2024


  • Must be a Political Science Major
  • Must be enrolled in classes for Fall 2023 (this will be confirmed before scholarship funds are disbursed before the start of 2023-2024)
  • Must demonstrate interest in community affairs in general application essay
  • Must demonstrate financial need as determined by 2023-2024 FAFSA or CA Dream Act application
  • Preference will be given to students who were not given a department scholarship in previous years

Should you have any questions, please contact Laureen Hom at, in the Political Science Department.

CLASS - Political Science