IEP awards the following Merit Scholarships that apply to all applicants of the Political Science and International Relations Programmes.
Merit Scholarships are awarded to candidates admitted and enrolled in the 1st cycle programme of the IEP and to students in subsequent years (who have fully completed the curriculum for the corresponding year – 60 ECTS):
Average equal to or greater than 17.5 = 100% tuition fee exemption
Average equal to or greater than 17 = 50% tuition fee exemption
Average equal to or greater than 16.5 = 25% tuition fee exemption
Alexis de Tocqueville Award
The best Undergraduate Student from each Degree Program (Political Science and International Relations) is awarded the Alexis de Tocqueville Award that consists of the possibility of, either during the following academic year or on graduating and without any additional cost, of undertaking an internship through the IEP Internship Office in accordance with the respective regulatory framework in effect or, where wishing to continue with their studies in the following academic year on the IEP Master’s or Doctoral Degree programs, take receipt of a grant equivalent to 10 ECTS.
Lord Acton Award
This annually distinguishes the best students on the Political Science and International Relations Undergraduate Programs that in the previous year had not only completed the totality of ECTS credits set down for the respective curricular program but also obtained a weighted average grade of 15/20.
The awards are made at the Annual Alexis de Tocqueville Speech Ceremony.