Save the Date for the 79th Annual Midwest Political Science Conference
Thursday, April 7 through Sunday, April 10, 2022
Hybrid Format: Attend In-Person or Virtually

Fee waivers are provided on a first-come, first-serve basis and cover the MPSA conference registration fee only; no additional funds for travel are provided. Please check back for more information on 2022 MPSA Annual Conference fee waivers.

Historically, fee waivers are awarded to the following scholars: 

Developing Nations Scholars: If you are a scholar from a developing nation, you must apply for complimentary membership. After your complimentary membership is approved, you will be able to register for the conference at no cost.

IIE-SRF Scholars: More information on obtaining a complimentary membership and conference fee waivers under the MPSA and the Institute of International Education Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) partnership can be found here.

All Other Applicants: Fee waivers are provided to individuals on the conference program (presenters, discussants, chairs, etc.) who have not been previous recipients of the fee waiver and are one of the following:

  1. Scholars who are not political scientists (or in public policy, public administration, public affairs, international relations or a related field). Examples of qualifying scholars include economists, sociologists, anthropologists, etc.
  2. Non-academic practitioners (e.g., judges, non-profit administrators, and congressional staff).
  3. Doctoral Candidates in a related field (those in public policy, public administration, public affairs, international relations or a related field are not eligible). Examples of qualifying scholars include doctoral candidates in economics, sociology, anthropology, etc.