Janet Box-Steffensmeier Scholarship and John A. Garcia Scholarship to attend the 2015 ICPSR Summer Program
The Society for Political Methodology and the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) have worked together to establish two scholarship awards that are intended to encourage women and under-represented graduate students to attend the ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research. The awards are named in honor of Janet Box-Steffensmeier and John A. Garcia, major figures in quantitative social science research and strong supporters of the ICPSR Summer Program.
The Janet Box-Steffensmeier Scholarship is a waiver of Program Scholar fees to attend one or both of the ICPSR Summer Program's four-week sessions. The scholarship will be awarded to a maximum of three women graduate students in Ph.D. programs.
The John A. Garcia Award is a waiver of Program Scholar fees to attend one or both of the ICPSR Summer Program?s four-week sessions. The scholarship will be awarded to a maximum of three under-represented graduate students in Ph.D. programs.
To apply for the Box-Steffensmeier or Garcia Scholarships, you should register for the Summer Program using the online form on the Summer Program Website and select classes in one or both of the four-week sessions. Note that course selections may be modified and changed later. But, the Box-Steffensmeier and Garcia Scholarship Committee may use an applicant's preferred courses as a criterion in the selection process for the respective scholarships. Along with a completed registration, an application must include:
The application deadline for the Janet Box-Steffensmeier and John A. Garcia Scholarships is April 15, 2015. Further information about the ICPSR Summer Program, including course descriptions and the 2015 schedule, is available on the Program Website . Also, you should feel free to contact the ICPSR Summer Program by email or by telephone (734-763-7400).
Outstanding female and under-represented graduate students in methodology are encouraged strongly to apply for the Box-Steffensmeier or the Garcia Scholarship opportunities to attend the 2015 ICPSR Summer Program.