Organized Section Student Benefits
Waived Section Dues

APSA offers 52 Organized Sections for our members to join, and 41 have waived dues for student members. Organized Sections provide you with the opportunity to connect with members who share your interest in a particular sub-field.

Organized Section Journals

Several APSA Organized Sections have sponsored journals, or added journal subscriptions to their membership benefits. These section journal opportunities provide access to scholarship across a number of fields and include leading journals like Political Behavior, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Urban Affairs Review, Publius, and Political Analysis.

View a complete list of Organized Section Journals 

Section Awards

In an effort to bring attention to exceptional scholarship, many organized sections have established awards. Currently there are more than 100 such awards honoring dissertations, papers, articles, books and career achievement. The section awards below are available for student nominations.

View a complete list of Organized Section Awards by type

APSA Connect

Each organized section has an online community located on APSA Connect.  This community promotes discussion between section members, allows documents to be shared, as well as section wide announcements to easily be made.  Section members are able to receive daily notifications when a new message has been posted to their section forums.