APSA Minority Fellowship Program Fall Applications Due November 1 – Meet MFP Fellow Monique Newton

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.

Monique Newton , 2019 APSA Minority Fellowship Program Recipient

Monique Newton (RBSI 2017) is a recent graduate of Oberlin College where she double majored in politics and law & society and minored in Africana studies. Her research interests lie within the subfields of race and ethnicity politics, urban politics, political psychology, and political behavior. In graduate school, she intends to explore African American political participation in urban settings. Monique has presented her research at various conferences including the 2017 APSA annual meeting. As an alumna of the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI), Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, and the Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers Summer Workshop, Monique is excited by the opportunity to mentor first-generation students of color as a political science faculty member upon completion of graduate school.

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