ICPSR Scholarships

The ICPSR Summer Program offers several scholarships that provide registration (tuition) fee waivers to the four-week sessions.

The scholarship application deadline for 2019 has passed. Please check back in February 2020 for information about how to apply for a scholarship to the 2020 Summer Program.



Additional Scholarships

Several external organizations provide fee waivers and scholarships to support attendance in the Summer Program. Eligibility criteria and application protocols are set by these non-ICPSR organizations; please contact them for more information.

  • Empirical Implications for Theoretical Models (EITM) conducts summer institutes for graduate students in political science to improve participants' ability to address a variety of critical research questions, leveraging interactions between theoretical models and empirical efforts.

    EITM Certification Scholarships cover the registration fee for one or both four-week sessions of the ICPSR Summer Program. For application information and eligibility criteria, check the EITM website.

    The scholarship application deadline for 2019 has passed. Please check back in early 2020 for information about how to apply and the application deadline.

  • Janet Box-Steffensmeier and John A. Garcia Scholarships are awarded by the Society for Political Methodology to encourage women and underrepresented graduate students in political science to attend the ICPSR Summer Program.

    The Box-Steffensmeier Scholarship is a waiver of Program Scholar fees to attend one or both of the four-week sessions. The scholarship is awarded to up to three women graduate students in Ph.D. programs. The Garcia Award is a waiver of Program Scholar fees to attend one or both of the four-week sessions. The scholarship is awarded to up to three underrepresented graduate students in Ph.D. programs.

    The scholarship application deadline for 2019 has passed. Please check back in early 2020 for information about how to apply and the application deadline.

  • ISR-Rackham Summer Training Awards provide funds to support doctoral students from the University of Michigan (across all Rackham Divisions) who would like to take courses with the ICPSR Summer Program or SRC Summer Institute.

    The scholarship application deadline for 2019 has passed. Please check back in early 2020 for information about how to apply and the application deadline.

  • The NBGSA Founders Fellowship for Quantitative Methods is provided by the National Black Graduate Student Association (NBGSA) and is intended to encourage black graduate students and faculty to attend the ICPSR Summer Program in order to advance their quantitative skills. The Founders Fellowship is a waiver of registration fees to attend one or both of the four-week sessions. To be eligible, applicants must be a current member of the NBGSA.

    The scholarship application deadline for 2019 has passed. Please check back in early 2020 for information about how to apply and the application deadline.

  • The Hanes Walton, Jr. Award for Quantitative Methods Training is awarded by the National Conference of Black Political Scientists and provides a waiver of registration fees for one or both of the four-week sessions. The Hanes Walton, Jr. Award is intended to encourage attendance in the ICPSR Summer Program by faculty and graduate students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), as well as women and minority graduate students and faculty at other institutions.

    The scholarship application deadline for 2019 has passed. Please check back in early 2020 for information about how to apply and the application deadline.

Other External Funding Sources

Many academic institutions provide scholarships or support to attend the ICPSR Summer Program. Please ask your graduate department, local institution, organization, or professional association about funding possibilities.