Through the Generation to Generation Initiative, we are raising $2.5 million to sustain the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI) for future generations of political science scholars and professionals. 

The Institute is an intensive annual five-week program designed to introduce to the world of doctoral study in political science to rising seniors from under-represented racial and ethnic groups. We are incredibly proud that over 600 students have attended the Institute over time and over 20 percent of students are completing or have completed PhDs. The RBSI has one of the largest impacts for programs of this kind.

APSA is fortunate that the National Science Foundation guaranteed funding in the short term, but our priority is to fully fund the RBSI for years to come.

Please join us in securing the future of the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute.  Donations of cash, stocks, and bequests are accepted, or you can make a pledge.  For questions, please email [email protected]

Many of you have benefited from the generosity of others in achieving your goals.  Now, it is your opportunity to help support the political science scholars, researchers, and professionals of tomorrow.  Your financial gift will be the enduring gift of education for those who follow in your footsteps.

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