Funds

Funds 2020-2021

Funds for In-Year Research Projects for Political Science Majors

The Department provides grants to political science majors from the Daniel Siegel Undergraduate Research Fund to support undergraduate research tied to thesis projects, research projects, and independent studies.  The maximum grant is expected to be no more than $500.

  • Applications must be emailed to the Political Science DUS Office at undergrad.polisci@yale.edu.
  • Applications must include a 1-2 page statement describing the research, an itemized budget, an unofficial Yale transcript (a PDF of the unofficial academic record from the SIS website will suffice), and a letter of recommendation from a Yale faculty member (preferably a Political Science faculty member).
  • Applications for grants to be used over the winter break are due by 5:00 pm on November 6, 2020.
  • Applications for grants to be used during the spring semester are due by 5:00 on March 12, 2021.

Funds for Summer Research and Internships for Political Science Majors

The Department provides grants to sophomore and junior majors from the Frank M. Patterson fund to support summer research and Political Science related internships.

  • Applications must be completed by electronic upload through the Grants and Fellowships Database. The title of the grant is “Political Science Summer Research/Internship Grants.”
  • Applications must include a 1-2 page statement describing the research or internship, an itemized budget, an unofficial Yale transcript (a PDF of the unofficial academic record from the SIS website will suffice), and a letter of recommendation from a Yale faculty member (preferably a Political Science faculty member). Please submit PDF files only.
  • Applications are due by 1:00 pm on Friday, April 2, 2021.
     
Rev 03/16/2021