FRANK M. PATTERSON (1939). Frank M. Patterson, B.A. 1896. For a senior essay on the American political system. The balance of the annual income will be used for prizes awarded by the Department of Political Science to junior or sophomore majors on the basis of plans submitted in the spring of the year by these students for summer work-study programs.
CHARLES WASHBURN CLARK (1907). Charles W. Clark, B.A. 1875, to the University and the Kingsley Trust Association. For a Senior essay on political philosophy or theory.
PHILO SHERMAN BENNETT (1905). William Jennings Bryan, trustee under the will of Philo Sherman Bennett of New Haven. For a senior essay on political philosophy or theory.
JAMES GORDON BENNETT (1893). James Gordon Bennett of New York City. For a senior essay in international relations.
WREXHAM PRIZE (1992). Manuscript Society (Wrexham Foundation, Inc.), in memory of Senator Henry John Heinz III, B.A. 1960. For a senior essay or any major essay or piece of writing by an undergraduate in Yale College, in the field of the social sciences, politics, political economy and economics, and emphasizing the link between political and economic ideas, and analysis and public policy. For further information consult the Yale Dean’s Office.
PERCIVAL W. CLEMENT PRIZE (1994). Awarded to a junior or senior for the best thesis in the support of the principles of the Constitution of the United States of America and the first ten amendments. Also open to students in American Studies, History and Political Science.