APSA Minority Fellowship Program Spring Applications Due March 15 – Meet MFP Fellow Michelle Ramirez

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 Michelle Ramirez, 2018 APSA Minority Fellowship Program Recipient

Michelle Ramirez is a second year PhD student at the University of North Texas where she studies American and comparative politics. She completed her undergraduate degree at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, where she began her research in religion and racial and ethnic politics. Michelle is currently conducting research on the effects of religious and ethnic fractionalization on public opinion and political behavior in Western Europe. She has also conducted research on marginalized religious and ethnic groups in the United States and abroad. After completing her PhD, Michelle plans to pursue a career in academia where she can continue her research and share her passion for politics with students.