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American Sociological Association (ASA) Minority Fellowship Program

Through its Minority Fellowship Program (MFP), the American Sociological Association (ASA) supports the development and training of sociologists of color in any sub-area or specialty in the discipline. MFP seeks to attract talented doctoral students to ensure a diverse and highly trained workforce is available to assume leadership roles in research that is relevant to today's global society. Annual stipend of $18,000.

Applicants must have completed at least one year of graduate study.


late January

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: Phd Student, ABD Student

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Social sciences, Sociology

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen or permanent resident, Under represented minority

Last Updated:
June 12, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17