APSA Minority Fellowship Program 2015-2016
APSA announces the 2015-2016 Minority Fellowship Recipients. The Fellows are
listed with their BA institutions (or former MA institution if applicable) and their new graduate institution:
Barreto-Montenegro, Reed College, University of California Berkeley
Clemmons, University of Denver (MPP), Duke University
Crabtree, Sewanee: The University of the South, University of Michigan
Crowder, Columbia University, Princeton University
Crowell, Catholic University of America, Catholic University of America
Jordan-Davies, Emory University, University of Chicago
Francis, University of Chicago, University of California Los Angeles
Gan, University of Chicago (MA), The Ohio State University
Garcia, University of Texas El Paso, University of Illinois
Langford, American University (MA), University of London
Love, John Jay College, Rutgers University
Smith, Louisiana State University, Cornell University
Ifedapo Thompson, Marquette University, The Ohio State University
Valdez, St. Mary's University, University of Notre Dame
Peña-Vasquez, University of Florida, University of Notre Dame
White, Wellesley College, Northwestern
Wilcox-Archuleta, University of New Mexico, University of California Los Angeles
Full biographies of the 2015-2016 APSA Minority Fellows will be featured in
the July 2015 edition of the PS Journal.
How to Apply
2015-2016 APSA Minority Fellows Program Application Cycle is now
Deadline was Friday, October 24, 2014.
Applicants must apply for admission to a political science graduate program for the 2015-2016 school year.
If you are not admitted for the 2015-2016 year, you may
request that your award be deferred for one year, to be
administered only if you are admitted to a political
science graduate program beginning in Fall 2016. Deferment
requests for 2016-17 will be reviewed by the committee.
Deferments are not guaranteed.
If you are not admitted for the 2016-17 year, you will be
required to reapply to the MFP.
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
Applicants must be college/university seniors, college/university
graduates, or students currently enrolled in a Master's
Applicants must demonstrate an interest in teaching and potential
for research in political science.
Applicants must be US citizens at time of application.
APSA Minority Fellows Program Applicant Checklist
A complete application includes:
2015-2016 APSA Minority Fellows Program Application (online
application form) -- now CLOSED
Includes fields for personal statement, resume, and list of
Official Transcripts (mail)
Provide an offiical transcript from each
undergraduate and graduate institution attended.
Institutions may send transcripts directly to APSA,
postmarked no later than October 24, 2014
Letters of Recommendation (mail)
Two, and no more than three, letters (should be mailed by
recommenders, with recommender signature across seal)
GRE Score Report (mail)
Graduate schools require applicants to take the Graduate
Record Examination (GRE). If you have not taken this
exam, please do so as soon as possible. Please request
that an official copy of your GRE score report be sent
directly to the APSA address below. The APSA ETS code is
3527. Please visit www.ets.org/gre for more
information on the GRE exam.
Official transcripts, letters of recommendations, and GRE Score Report (postmarked by October 24, 2014) should be mailed to:
APSA Minority Fellows Program
c/o Dr. Kimberly Mealy
American Political Science Association
1527 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036-1206