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APSA Minority Fellowship Program: Travel Grant Application

The APSA Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Travel Grant provides support for the professional development of APSA Minority Fellows, (both current fellows and program alumni) at the APSA Annual Meeting.

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 MFP Travel Grant!
 Applications for the 2021 MFP Travel Grant will open in summer 2021. 

Grants will be awarded to support direct costs of participating the 2021 Annual Meeting. Fellows must register for the meeting, if funds are awarded. 

Eligible applicants include:

  • Funded and unfunded APSA MFP Fellows from the fellowship class of 2020-2021 or prior, who are currently enrolled in a political science PhD program
  • Funded and unfunded APSA MFP Alumni who received their PhDs in political science between 2019–2021.

Awarded grants may range between $250-$400. 

NOTE: Priority will be given to APSA MFP Fellows and MFP Alumni who are current APSA members, who have not received (and who are not scheduled to receive) MFP funding during the 2020-2021 year, who are presenting a paper/poster or serving as a chair/discussant at the 2021 APSA Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA or who are on the job market. Please send any questions to [email protected]


The 2020 APSA MFP Travel Grant Recipients

First Name

Last
Name

Current Affiliation

Hajer

Al-Faham

University of Pennsylvania

Austin

Barraza

Northeastern University

Kiela

Crabtree

University of Michigan

Chandler

James

University of Chicago

Miguel

Martinez

Duke University

Christine

Slaughter

University of California, Los Angeles


APSA 2021 Lee Ann Fujii MFP Travel Grant

The APSA Lee Ann Fujii MFP Travel Grant is made possible by the generous contributions of the Fujii Family and Dr. Fujii's colleagues and friends. The grant is meant to support APSA Minority Fellows' participation in the APSA annual meeting to engage in research, professional development, mentoring and collaboration.

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 Lee Ann Fujii MFP Travel Grant! Applications for the 2021 Lee Ann Fujii DFP Travel Grant will open in Summer 2021.

The grant provides financial support for professional development for APSA Diversity Fellows (formerly Minority Fellows) including program alumni. Priority is given to fellows and alumni:

  •  whose research, teaching, or mentoring focuses in one or more of the areas of political violence (broadly), ethnicity and race, African politics, racial violence in the US South, comparative politics, international relations, conflict processes, research ethics, or qualitative and interpretive methods; who are current APSA members;
  •  who have not received (and who are not scheduled to receive) MFP funding during the 2020-2021 year;
  •  who are presenting a paper/poster or are serving as a chair/discussant at the 2021 APSA Annual Meeting;
  •  who are on the job market;
  •   or who have a history of mentoring students and early career individuals from underrepresented backgrounds, especially racialized women

Awards will range from $350 - $500. The award may not be used to cover APSA Annual Meeting registration expenses. Funds can be used to cover travel-related expenses including transportation, lodging, and meals.

About Dr. Fujii

Dr. Lee Ann Fujii, (1962-2018), was a highly respected scholar of political violence, ethnicity and race, African politics, field methods and comparative politics. She spent 2016 -17 as a Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton, NJ where she was working on a new book on public violence. Dr. Fujii was an associate professor at the University of Toronto. She was a member of the APSA Organized Section on Comparative Politics and the APSA Organized Section on Qualitative Methods. She was a dynamic teacher, skilled researcher and a valued mentor to many junior scholars, especially scholars from underrepresented backgrounds. To read more about Dr. Fujii and tributes to her contributions to the discipline, visit "Remembering Lee Ann Fujii".PSNow's "Remembering: Lee Ann Fujii, University of Toronto Political Science Professor" and " 'An Ode to her Revolt:' Remembering Lee Ann Fujii" in QMMR, Spring 2018.

 

View the 2020 Recipients of the APSA Lee Ann Fujii Minority Fellowship Program Travel Grant

View the 2019 Recipients of the APSA Lee Ann Fujii Minority Fellowship Program Travel Grant

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