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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Scholarship Opportunity for Attending ICPSR Summer Program

The Hanes Walton, Jr Award for Quantitative Methods Training provides scholarships for recipients to attend the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research at the University of Michigan. One award will be given to a student in a PhD program who has acquired ABD status, and one award will be awarded to a tenure-track and non-tenured faculty. Application deadline: April 15th, 2013.

The scholarships are designed to encourage faculty and graduate students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), as well as women and minority graduate students and faculty at other institutions, to attend the Summer Program. There will be one award per category: (1) Graduate Students in PhD programs who have acquired ABD status; and (2) Tenure-Track & Non-Tenured Faculty.
The National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) will also provide scholarship recipients with a travel stipend of up to $500.
Deadline to apply is April 15, 2013.
For an application or additional information, contact Dr. Tyson King-Meadows at tkingmea@umbc.edu or consult the NCOBPS website (www.ncobps.org).