The James Dyke Van Putten
Political Science Prize
- A award to be given to the graduating
senior who has excelled in the classroom and possesses those qualities
of character and personality which give promise of a useful career
in public service. The award is named after the first chairman of
the political science department, who was a fine scholar and a United
The Renze Lyle Hoeksema Prize in Political
- An award for a junior majoring in political
science who best demonstrates excellence in the classroom, interest
in political science, and promise of a useful career in public service.
Political Science Department Book Awards
- The Department presents
annual book awards to students who have demonstrated unusual promise
in Political Science in its classes and activities.