The department is appreciative of gifts of support in all amounts. We are especially seeking donations for:

  • graduate student fellowships
  • endowed professorships
  • speaker series

Alumni of our undergraduate honors program are invited to support the projects of current and future honors students.

Giving Online

Online donations can be made to support the Political Science Department, the Larry Adams Scholarship in Public Policy, and the American Presidency Project. Please click on the link below for the fund for which you would like to donate.

Department of Political Science

Larry Adams Scholarship in Public Policy

American Presidency Project

Giving by Mail

To make a donation by check, please make it payable to the "UCSB Foundation" and send it to:

Political Science Department #9420
Attention: Kathleen Bruhn, Chair
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9420

If you would like to discuss making a specific gift or learn more about planned giving, please contact our department chair or a member of the social sciences development team:
We are grateful to the many alumni and friends of the department who have given generously to us in the past to support the Department of Political Science!