American Political Science Association Ralph Bunche Summer Institute

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 Deadline: 

January 18, 2019
   

Start Date: 

May 26, 2019
   

Duration: 

5 Weeks, May 26 - June 27, 2019
   

Location: 

Duke University (Durham, North Carolina)
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The Ralph Bunche Institute is a five week, academically intensive summer program designed to simulate the graduate school experience, provide mentoring, and expand academic opportunities for African American, Latino/a, and Native American students. Classes are held on the Duke University campus, where students have access to a fully equipped computer laboratory, library collections, and other university facilities. Educational activities range from formal classroom settings to informal dinners and lunches with prominent political scientists and Duke University faculty. A strong ethics component is included with readings, cases, debates, and lectures on issues within an academic setting.
   

Benefits: 

The Institute provides full support of tuition, health insurance, transportation, room and board, books, and instructional materials. Participants also receive a weekly stipend and an allocation for food expenses.

   

Major(s): 

Criminology, Law & Society
International Studies
Political Science

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: African American, Latino/a, and Native American students
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Dr. Kimberly Mealy
Ralph Bunch Summer Institute, American Political Science Association
1527 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036-1206

Email: kmealy@apsanet.org

 

Program Website: 

http://www.apsanet.org/rbsi
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