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American Government Association (APSA) Minority Fellowship Program 2019

American Government Association (APSA) Minority Fellowship Program 2019

Due Date: November 15, 2018

Applications are now open for the Fall Cycle of the 2019-20 APSA Minority Fellowship Program. The Minority Fellows Program (MFP) is a fellowship competitors for people from underrepresented backgrounds using to or in the early phases of doctoral programs in government.

The MFP was developed in 1969 (initially as the Black Graduate Fellowship) to increase the variety of minority scholars in the discipline. Because its creation, the APSA MFP has actually designated more than 500 fellows and added to the effective conclusion of doctoral government programs for over 100 people.

Each year, APSA awards as much as 12 financed fellowships in the quantity of $4,000 Just recently, APSA presented a brand-new spring round of the MFP awards for college students in the pre-dissertation phase of their profession. This year the spring cycle MFP awards are offered in the type of a one-time award varying in between $500-$1500(relying on financing accessibility), to support costs connected to PhD graduate research study for very first and 2nd year government PhD trainees from underrepresented groups.


This fellowship is tailored towards trainees from underrepresented backgrounds who will be using to government graduate programs for admittance throughout the fall of 2019.

Applicants for the MFP Fall Cycle should be undergraduate elders, current graduates, or other people (consisting of trainees in terminal MA programs) in the procedure of looking for PhD programs in government.

Fall candidates should:

  • Belong to among the following underrepresented racial or ethnic minority groups: African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Latinos/as, American Indians or Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.
  • Show an interest in mentor and capacity for research study in government.
  • Be a United States resident, United States nationwide, United States irreversible local (holder of an Irreversible Homeowner Card), or a specific approved deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Youth Arrivals Program (DACA) at the time of application.


Prior to completing the application, please note: candidates will require to have actually taken the GRE (or have actually arranged to take it this fall) and will likewise require 2 to 3 letters of referral.

  • Finished online application, that includes fields for individual declaration, resume, and list of recommenders.
  • Main records ( send online, e-mail, or mail): Offer an authorities records from each undergraduate and graduate organization went to. Organizations might send out records straight to APSA
  • Recommendation letters (send through e-mail or mail): 3 recommendation letters should be sent. They can be sent by mail straight to APSA from the recommender or emailed in by the recommender.
  • GRE rating report ( mail): Graduate schools need candidates to take the Graduate Record Assessment (GRE). If you have actually not taken this examination, please do so as quickly as possible. Please demand that a main copy of your GRE rating report be sent out straight to the APSA address listed below. The APSA ETS code is3527 Please go to www.ets.org/gre to learn more on the GRE examination.

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For additional information, go to APSA Minority Fellowship