Competitions

Philip Converse and Warren Miller Fellowship in American Political Behavior

The Converse Miller Fellowship in American Political Behavior provides support for a graduate student in the University of Michigan Political Science Department to work with a faculty member in the Center for Political Studies.

The Hanes Walton, Jr. Endowment for Graduate Study in Racial and Ethnic Politics

The Hanes Walton, Jr. Endowment for Graduate Study in Racial and Ethnic Politics was established by Hanes’s family, colleagues, mentees, and friends in order to continue his legacy of scholarship, teaching and mentoring.

Organski Award

The Kenneth Organski Scholars Fund supports graduate students doing quantitative research in international politics and or political development. A.F.K. Organski was a distinguished scholar and a legendary teacher for many years at the University of Michigan.

Pierce Award

The Roy Pierce Scholars Fund provides summer support for two graduate students in the University of Michigan Political Science Department to work with a member of CPS faculty. The Pierce Fund honors Roy Pierce, who for almost 50 years was associated with Michigan’s Department of Political Science.

Garth Taylor Dissertation Fellowship in Public Opinion

The Garth Taylor Dissertation Fellowship in Public Opinion will support a doctoral student at the University of Michigan who is completing his or her dissertation on a topic related to the study of public opinion. Award and acceptance of the Taylor Dissertation Fellowship does not preclude the incumbent from holding a simultaneous GSI or GSRA position.

Sarri Family Fellowship for Research on Educational Attainment of Children in Low Income Families

The Sarri Family Fellowship supports a graduate student or post-doctoral fellow at the University of Michigan to conduct research related to improving the educational attainment of students from low income families.