Jerome M. Clubb Scholarship

The application deadline for all 2017 ICPSR scholarships is Friday, March 31, 2017.

The Social Science History Association (SSHA) and the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) have established an award in honor of Jerome M. Clubb, former executive director of both organizations.

The Clubb Scholarship is a waiver of Program Scholar (non-credit) fees to attend one or both of the four-week sessions in the ICPSR Summer Program. The Clubb Scholarship is intended for current and actively enrolled graduate students in History Ph.D. programs. The Clubb Scholarship can also be awarded to Ph.D. students from other disciplines who are conducting historical research for their dissertations. Regardless of substantive field, one of the applicant's articulated interests must be the acquisition of quantitative skills in order to execute an empirical (i.e., data-based) dissertation on a historical topic.

All applicants must register for at least one four-week workshop, but are not required to pay the registration fee in order to apply for the scholarship. Note that workshop selections may be changed later, but that the ICPSR Scholarship Committee may use your course preference as a criterion in the selection process. Applicants must email the following supporting materials directly to

  1. A current curriculum vitae

  2. A cover letter from the student, explaining how participation in the ICPSR Summer Program will contribute toward completion of the Ph.D.

  3. Two letters of recommendation from faculty. Your letter writers should directly submit their recommendations to the ICPSR Summer Program at and include your name and the scholarship you're applying for in the subject line or body of the email.