Resources for Current Graduate Students
Information about the Program
Request to Schedule Qualifying Exam (prospectus defense) – must be filed two weeks ahead of time
Request to Schedule Dissertation Defense Form – must be filed two weeks ahead of time
Intent to Graduate Form – must be filed about four months ahead of time
College of Arts & Sciences Summer Research Awards (deadline in March), provides up to $2000 for graduate student projects
College of Arts & Sciences Social Sciences Dissertation Fellowships (deadline in February), provides one-year of service-free support plus a research budget to complete the dissertation
For PhD Candidates:
SSRC has several fellowships including the SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship and the SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship
External Dissertation Research Grants
Additional Training Opportunities
ICPSR: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research. ICPSR organizes a variety of summer training opportunities in methodology ranging from 3-5 day workshops to 2-4 week courses.
EITM: Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models. There are two complementary training programs for this two-week training opportunity. One is held at Washington University. The other has been held at a variety of institutions, including the University of Chicago, the University of Michigan, and UCLA, to name a few.
SIPP: Summer Institute for Political Psychology at Stanford. This three-week training opportunity provides students interested in political psychology with opportunities to attend lectures by prominent figures in the field.
Additional Resources on Campus