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Apply for the 2020-2021 APSA Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Fall Cycle

Extended Deadline: November 7, 2019

The APSA Minority Fellows Program, established in 1969, aims to increase diversity in the discipline of political science. The Fall MFP fellowship supports individuals from underrepresented backgrounds who in the process of applying to political science PhD programs for Fall 2020 admission. Learn more about the APSA MFP program, which is currently celebrating its 50th year.

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Claudia Alegre, 2019 APSA Minority Fellowship Program Recipient

Claudia Alegre is a senior double majoring in political science and sociology at UC Santa Barbara. She is a McNair Scholar and has had the opportunity to present her research at her institution as well as a national conference. Her current research interests focus on race and ethnic politics, specifically Latino politics. In addition, Claudia is interested in investigating undocumented Latino political engagement and the impacts of mass illegality on the political socialization of Latinos. She hopes to enroll in a PhD program in political science in order to become a professor and continue her work on race and ethnic politics.

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