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American Political Science Association (APSA) Minority Fellowship Program

The Program selects up to 12 minority fellows each year; the award is $4,000 divided between the first and second year of the graduate program. Applicants who do not receive funds may be recognized and recommended for admission and financial support to graduate political science programs. Awards are based on undergraduate course work, GPA, extracurricular activities, GRE scores, and facuty recommendations. Applicants must be African American, Asian Pacific American, Latino(a)'s, or Native American.


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Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Senior

Graduate: First Year Graduate Student, Masters Student

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Social sciences, Political Science

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen, Under-represented minority

Last Updated:
July 11, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17