Sally A. Merrill Outstanding Political Science Senior Award
$50 cash award for the graduating senior with the highest grade-point average. Named to honor the associate professor (1968-1978)
Richard G. Luger Student Scholar for International Affairs
The student selected gains valuable real-world experience while serving as an intern in Senator Luger's Washington and Indiana offices and serves as a research assistant to the Lugar Faculty Scholar. the selection committee is comprised of the current Lugar Faculty Scholar, a representative chosen by the Mike Downs Center Board, a representative chosen by the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, and an at-large member.