Meet 2020 DFP Spring Fellow, Samantha Canty; 2021 Applications Open – Deadline March 19

Samantha Canty is a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Irvine in the department of Political Science. She earned a BA in economics and political science at the Florida Gulf Coast University. Before returning to pursue her doctorate, she worked in various capacities with underprivileged youth, which inspired her to influence public policy, specifically as it pertains to African Americans. Her research interests are in the field of American politics and race and ethnicity. She is broadly interested in racial attitudes, voting behavior and political inequity in black communities. She looks forward to developing an innovative research agenda that will have a direct impact on public policy and lawmaking. She is currently researching religious activity and political engagement among African Americans.

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.