MPSA Members: Apply for a COSSA or NHA Advocacy Day Travel Grant
Get Involved: Take the Hill in Support of Federal Funding for Our Discipline - The first few months of a new administration represent a critical window for those of us in the humanities and social sciences (especially political science) as incoming legislators may not yet fully appreciate the importance of funding our research. Of the $37.9 billion the federal government spends on research and development annually, less than 5% ($1.9 billion) is invested in Social and Behavioral Science Research. You have two upcoming opportunities to meet your elected officials to help underscore the importance of Federal funding to our discipline. To support participation, MPSA is funding two grant programs this year for MPSA members to participate in the following events in Washington, DC:
Additionally, MPSA will provide complimentary COSSA Science Policy Conference and NHA Annual Meeting registrations for eligible members in these key states with Members of Congress who are critical to successful funding: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington DC.