Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri offers a fully funded PhD in Political Science. Ph.D. program in political science is designed to prepare students for academic careers in research and teaching at major institutions across the country. Have active research groups in American politics and institutions, comparative politics, international political economy, positive and normative theory, and political methodology. Students come in with full funding from the Graduate School, which allows students to only take classes the first year of study. Stipends for summer projects are approximately $3,000.