About the Scholarship

APSA Minority Fellowship Program is recognized and is sponsored by the American Political Science Association (APSA). The establishment was established in the year 1903, (APSA) is the main professional association for the investigation of political science and serves over 11,000 individuals in more than 100 nations.

The Minority Fellows Program (MFP) is a partnership competition for people from underrepresented foundations applying to or in the beginning stages of doctoral projects in political theory.

The MFP was set up in 1969 to build the quantity of African American alumni understudies in the control.


How to apply for this scholarship?

  • The students applying for this scholarship must have been completed their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application form to determine the financial position of a student to pay for the education.

  • The students must submit an essay of 500 words or less describing their statements and academic goals.

  • A current official transcript must be submitted by the students to be eligible to receive the scholarship fund.

  • Two or three letters of recommendation are to be provided by the students from professors or others who can speak directly to his/her skills and knowledge of political science and potential for graduate study in political science along with their resume.


Scholarship Amount

  • This scholarship provides $2000 each year which is renewable for up to 2 additional years.

  • The payments will be made at the end of each academic year, provided that the student is in good academic standing.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies depending on the availability of funds and the number of applications received.


Deadline Information

All the necessary documents and application forms must be submitted to the institution on or before October 30, 2020. Students are advised to keep track of deadlines and submit in well advance.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be a member of one of the racial/ethnic minority groups and be a legally recognized citizen of the United States.

  • A candidate must be a graduate or senior at an accredited college or a university.

  • Students must be enrolled in any master's program.

  • A recipient must be interested in teaching and research in political science.