APSA Minority Fellowship Program Spring Applications Due March 15 – Meet MFP Fellow Chandler James

Apply Now for the APSA Spring 2019 Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) — Deadline for applications: March 15, 2019

The APSA Minority Fellows Program, established in 1969, aims to increase diversity in the discipline of political science. The Spring MFP supports students from underrepresented backgrounds who are currently enrolled in the first or second year of a political science PhD program. Awards will range between $500 and $1500, depending on availability funds. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the APSA Minority Fellowship Program.

Meet Chandler James, 2018 APSA Minority Fellowship Program Recipient

 Chandler James is a PhD student studying American politics at the University of Chicago. He is interested in celebrity, lobbying, and the American presidency. By concentrating on the confluence of these subjects, Chandler hopes to elucidate some of the major trends in American politics. Chandler holds a BA in political science from the University of Chicago. Prior to his doctoral studies, Chandler was a congressional staffer for Congressman Todd Young.