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STEM programs, research opportunities, and contacts in Political Science.


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High School Students


University of California, Los Angeles

(Los Angeles, CA)
• UCLA Summer Sessions: Stem Cell Biology, Politics and Ethics
"Stem Cell Biology, Politics, and Ethics: Teasing Apart Issues" introduces students to the fundamentals of stem cell theory and research. Through lect ... read more


Undergraduate Students


American Political Science Association

(Washington, DC)
• APSA Ralph Bunche Summer Institute
Named in honor of the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize winner and former APSA President, Ralph J. Bunche, the RBSI encourages students to pursue academic career ... read more


Duke University

(Durham, NC)
• APSA Ralph Bunche Summer Institute
Named in honor of the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize winner and former APSA President, Ralph J. Bunche, the RBSI encourages students to pursue academic career ... read more


Georgia State University

(Atlanta, GA)
• Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Community GIS and Citizen Science in Orlando and Belize hosted by the University of Central Florida
The unifying theme of the UCF REU Site is the application of community geography and community-based GIS inquiry to understand social and environmenta ... read more


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

(Cambridge, MA)
• MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP)
MSRP began in 1986 as an institutional effort to address the issue of underrepresentation of African Americans, Mexican Americans, Native Americans, a ... read more


Saint Michael's College

(Colchester, VT)
• Vermont EPSCoR Paid Summer Research Experiences: Research in Climate Science (Nationwide Program)
The Vermont EPSCoR Undergraduate Internship Program offers students the opportunity to participate in current research conducted through the Basin Res ... read more


Smithsonian Institution

(Washington, DC)
• Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Community GIS and Citizen Science in Orlando and Belize hosted by the University of Central Florida
The unifying theme of the UCF REU Site is the application of community geography and community-based GIS inquiry to understand social and environmenta ... read more


University of California, Irvine

(Irvine, CA)
• Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (SURF)
UC Irvine's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program offers undergraduate and master's diversity students an opportunity to work closel ... read more


University of Central Florida

(Orlando, FL)
• Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Community GIS and Citizen Science in Orlando and Belize hosted by the University of Central Florida
The unifying theme of the UCF REU Site is the application of community geography and community-based GIS inquiry to understand social and environmenta ... read more


University of Illinois, Chicago

(Chicago, IL)
• Summer Research Opportunities Program for Undergraduates (SROP)
The Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) was first established in 1986 by the Graduate Deans of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CI ... read more


University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

(Urbana, IL)
• ASPIRE: Fall Campus Visit and Early Application Program
: ASPIRE is a diversity initiative designed to increase the pool of students from populations historically underrepresented in graduate programs at Il ... read more


University of Maryland, College Park

(College Park, MD)
• College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) Summer Research Initiative (SRI)
The Summer Research Initiative (SRI) was created in 1999 by the Office of the Dean in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) and is supp ... read more


University of Michigan

(Ann Arbor, MI)
• Summer Research Opportunity Program for undergraduates
The University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) offers outstanding undergraduates underrepresented in their field of study the o ... read more

• Summer Undergraduate Internship Program
The ICPSR summer internship program provides undergraduate students with a unique and expansive research experience that introduces all aspects of soc ... read more


University of Vermont

(Burlington, VT)
• Vermont EPSCoR Paid Summer Research Experiences: Research in Climate Science (Nationwide Program)
The Vermont EPSCoR Undergraduate Internship Program offers students the opportunity to participate in current research conducted through the Basin Res ... read more


Post-Baccalaureate


Oak Ridge Associated Universities

(Oak Ridge, TN)
• SunShot Innovators Program
The SunShot Innovators Program will support recent Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate graduates as well as applicants with technical or research post ... read more


Stanford University

(Stanford, CA)
• Stanford Graduate School of Business Research Fellows Program
The Stanford GSB Research Fellows Program offers a unique post-baccalaureate opportunity for high-potential individuals to come to Stanford to partici ... read more


U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

(Washington, DC)
• SunShot Innovators Program
The SunShot Innovators Program will support recent Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate graduates as well as applicants with technical or research post ... read more


Postdoc & Early Career


Harvard University

(Cambridge, MA)
• Ash Center Democracy Fellowship for Doctoral and Post Doctoral students
The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation invites postdoctoral students who will be completing or will have recently completed a Ph.D. ... read more

• Harvard University Inequality in America Initiative Postdoctoral Fellowship (fully funded)
The Inequality in America Initiative seeks applications from recent doctoral degree recipients interested in joining an interdisciplinary network of H ... read more
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• Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship in Public Health
The Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship Program draws on the rich research environment and intellectual resources of one of the world’s premier public healt ... read more


National Endowment for the Humanities

(Washington, DC)
• NEH Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions
The National Endowment for the Humanities supports fellowship programs at independent centers for advanced study, libraries, and museums in the United ... read more


Northeastern University

(Boston, MA)
• STEM Future Faculty Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Northeastern University invites nominations and applications from candidates in all disciplines represented at Northeastern University for the Future ... read more


Oak Ridge Associated Universities

(Oak Ridge, TN)
• SunShot Innovators Program
The SunShot Innovators Program will support recent Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate graduates as well as applicants with technical or research post ... read more


U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

(Washington, DC)
• SunShot Innovators Program
The SunShot Innovators Program will support recent Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate graduates as well as applicants with technical or research post ... read more


Faculty & Administrators


National Endowment for the Humanities

(Washington, DC)
• NEH Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions
The National Endowment for the Humanities supports fellowship programs at independent centers for advanced study, libraries, and museums in the United ... read more


Research Centers

• NEH Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions
The National Endowment for the Humanities supports fellowship programs at independent centers for advanced study, libraries, and museums in the United ... read more

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The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program focuses on increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in astronomy, biology, chemistry, materials science and physics. Students work towards the Master’s degree at Fisk with the intention to enter a PhD program at Vanderbilt or elsewhere, with access to instructional and research opportunities at both institutions. Tuition, stipend, and medical insurance are provided. Click here to learn more and apply!

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