Call for Nominations: MPSA Awards

MPSA strongly encourages individuals with section or panel responsibilities to nominate papers from their panels for consideration. The nomination deadline for research presented at the 2018 conference is July 1, 2018. Learn more and submit a nomination at

MPSA 2018 Conference Program (.pdf) - Please note that the conference program is intended as a service for MPSA conference attendees and others wishing to verify attendee participation. This resource is not intended for marketing or other business development purposes. 

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Editorial Search, American Journal of Political Science, (2019-2022) - MPSA invites proposals from editorial teams to lead and manage the American Journal of Political Science (AJPS). View information for candidates, application instructions, and contact information for nominations and questions in the full AJPS editorial search announcement.
Call for Applicants - Wikipedia Fellows Program Summer Cohorts - New opportunities are available to join the Wikipedia Fellows Program, an interdisciplinary project led by Wiki Education to train academic scholars to contribute content expertise to Wikipedia. One alumnus of the program said, "We are the 'experts' and as such, we should use our expertise for the greater good." Read about political scientists in the Fellows program are working to improve relevant articles in advance of the upcoming U.S. midterm elections. MPSA Members: Apply at and scroll down to the MPSA application or email (The first deadline for summer cohorts is June 24, 2018.)

APSA Junior Women’s Mentoring Workshop, October 12-13, 2018, Washington, DC - Women in political science: please apply to this free workshop! Network with female peers and mentors in your field and receive focused, expert feedback on your research. Participants will be arranged into small groups and assigned to senior mentors based on their research area. Each attendee will circulate a working research paper or similar product to group members and receive feedback. There will also be sessions on publishing, developing a tenure case, writing grant proposals, effective and efficient teaching, conferences and networking, and work/life balance. Scholars who self-identify as women, non-binary or genderqueer, and who received a Ph.D. in political science from a U.S. institution in the last four years, are encouraged to apply. Travel, lodging, and meal expenses will be covered. To apply, please visit: (Deadline: June 23, 2018) 

Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics 2018 Travel Grants - The Dole Archive and Special Collections is now accepting applications for 2018 Travel Grants.  The travel grant program is intended to defray costs associated with research-related travel to the Dole Institute.  This program offers reimbursements of up to $750 to undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, and independent scholars.  Deadlines: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.  There is no deadline to apply, and applications will be accepted until funds are exhausted. Applicants can expect a decision regarding their application within 2-4 weeks. For more information about the award and application details, please visit

Conference Updates

Call for Nominations: MPSA Awards - MPSA strongly encourages individuals who had section or panel responsibilities at the 76th annual MPSA conference to consider nominating papers from their panels for consideration. The nomination deadline for research presented at the 2018 conference is July 1, 2018. Learn more and submit a nomination:

Add Your Research to the MPSA Conference Program - There is still time to add your research to the online conference program for review by your discussant(s) and colleagues. The online program serves as a place to share papers and presentation resources for research presented at the 76th annual MPSA Conference. Tips for navigating the online program (.pdf).