$2,381
Avg. Amount Awarded
21
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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Congressional Research Grants Program

Description

The competition is open to individuals with a serious interest in studying Congress. Political scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public administration or American studies, and journalists are among those eligible. The Center encourages graduate students who have successfully defended their dissertation prospectus to apply and awards a significant portion of the funds for dissertation research. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who reside in the United States. Applications are accepted at any time, but awards are announced quarterly in January, April, July, and October. The corresponding application deadlines are December 15, March 15, June 15, and September 15. Proposals received after a deadline will be carried over to the next quarter automatically. Please contact Tiffany White for the application at twhite@dirksencenter.org. Kindly visit the scholarship website for more information.

Amount Details

$3,500
Low Amount Awarded
$50,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying American Studies, History, Journalism, Law/Legal Services, Political Science, Public Policy and Administration, Social Sciences

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Research Projects, Budget, Overhead Waiver Letter
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Resume
Contact Ms. Tiffany White
Executive Director
twhite@dirksencenter.org
Tel: 309-347-7113 Address 2815 Broadway
Pekin, IL 61554-4219