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American Political Science Association Minority Fellows Program

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The American Political Science Association Minority Fellows Program is designed primarily for minority students applying to enter a doctoral program in Political Science for the first time. Awards are based on the students' undergraduate course work, GPA, GRE scores, extracurricular activities, and recommendations from political science faculty. Twelve stipend scholars are designated each year and receive a $4,000.00 fellowship on the condition that students remain in good academic standing.

Award / Eligibility Details:

Applicants must be members of one of the following racial/ethnic minority groups: African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Latinos/as, and Native Americans (federal and state recognized tribes). Applicants must be college/university seniors, college/university graduates, or students currently enrolled in a Master's Program applying for doctoral study at another political science program/institution. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in teaching and potential for research in political science. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen at time of award.

Deadline: Spring each year

Academic Level: Graduate;Post-Graduate;Post-Undergraduate

Type/Purpose: Graduate School Funding

Field of Study: Social Sciences

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: US Citizen

Special Circumstances: Extreme financial need, Underrepresented Group

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