APSA Minority Fellowship Program Fall Applications Due November 1 – Meet MFP Fellow Michael Herndon

Apply Now for the 2020-2021 APSA Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Fall Cycle — Deadline for applications: November 1, 2019

The APSA Minority Fellows Program, established in 1969, aims to increase diversity in the discipline of political science. The Fall MFP fellowship supports individuals from underrepresented backgrounds who in the process of applying to political science PhD programs for Fall 2020 admission. Learn more about the APSA MFP program, which is currently celebrating its 50th year, read more: 50th anniversary of the APSA Minority Fellowship Program.

Michael Herndon, 2019 APSA Minority Fellowship Program Recipient

Michael Herndon (RBSI 2018) is a senior at the University of Nebraska at Omaha where he is pursuing a dual degree in political science and international studies with a minor in Chicano(a)/Latino(a) studies. Michael completed an independent research project through the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI) in 2018 and has presented his work at the Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC) in Houston. His research interests include identity, Latinx political behavior, and representation in legislative bodies. Michael aims to pursue a career in academia where he can continue to conduct research and mentor future change-makers.