Minority Fellows Program is a fellowship competition for individuals from under-represented backgrounds applying to doctoral programs in political science. The MFP was established in 1969 (originally as the Black Graduate Fellowship) to increase the number of minority scholars in the discipline.
-Be a member of one of the following racial/ethnic minority groups: African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Latinos/as, and Native Americans
-Be college/university seniors, college/university graduates, or students currently enrolled in a master's program
-Demonstrate an interest in teaching and potential for research in political science
-Be a U.S. citizen at time of application
-If you are not admitted for the current year, you may request that your award be deferred for one year, to be administered only if you are admitted to a political science graduate program beginning in upcoming fall. Deferment requests for the following year will be reviewed by the committee. Deferments are not guaranteed
-If you are not admitted for next year, you will be required to reapply to the MFP
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.