Meet 2020 DFP Spring Fellow, Anthony Bencomo; 2021 Applications Open – Deadline March 19

Anthony Bencomo is a PhD student in the department of Politics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a designated emphasis in Latin American and Latino Studies. Raised in Fresno, California, his research interests include local politics, Latinx politics, gangs, and political participation. Anthony earned his B.A. in sociology and Chicano Studies from Fresno State and graduated with his M.A. in Mexican-American Studies from San José State University. At Fresno State, he became a McNair Scholar, where he examined political participation of former prisoners and United States-Mexico relations in the late 19th century. His current research project seeks to examine the impact of nonstate actors on local politics, specifically in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Once earning his doctorate degree, Anthony hopes to become a professor where he will teach courses in American politics, Latinx politics, and the politics of crime.

Apply Now for the APSA 2021-2022 Diversity Fellowship Program (DFP), Spring Cycle

Deadline for Applications: March 19, 2021

The APSA Diversity Fellowship Program, formerly the Minority Fellowship Program, established in 1969, aims to increase diversity in the discipline of political science. The Spring DFP supports students from underrepresented backgrounds who are currently enrolled in the first or second year of a political science Ph.D. program. Awards will range between $1000 to $2000, depending on the availability of funds. Please apply for the program or share this information with a colleague who could benefit from this opportunity.