APSA Minority Fellows Program

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

November 07

Awarded By

American Political Science Association (APSA)

Award Amount

$4,000 disbursed in two payments over two years. The payments will be made at the end of each academic year, provided that the student is in good academic standing.


The number of awards varies annually. Last year 17 awards were offered.

Additional Information

The APSA Minority Fellows Program, was established in 1969 as an effort to increase the number of minority scholars in the discipline, has designated more than 300 fellows and contributed to the successful completion of doctoral political science programs for over 70 individuals. The association has refocused and increased its efforts to assist minority students in completing their doctorates by concentrating not only on the recruitment of minorities, but also on the retention of these groups within the profession. The applicant must demonstrate financial need. Awards are based on the student's undergraduate coursework, grade point average, extracurricular activities, and recommendations from faculty.

Deadline Info

Fellowship information is available on the American Political Science Association website under the 'Programs' tab at the top of the page. Students should click the 'Diversity Programs' link. In addi ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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