Political Science Student Receives National Award

The Department of Political Science at Marquette University and the American Political Science Association (APSA) are pleased to announce that Andrew Thompson, an undergraduate student at Marquette University majoring in Political Science, has been named as a 2015-2016 APSA Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Award Recipient. Andrew will be joining the Ph.D. program in Political Science at Ohio State University this fall.

The Minority Fellowship Program was established in 1969 to increase the number of under-represented scholars in the political science discipline. Since 1969, the APSA Minority Fellowship has designated more than 500 Fellows, both funded and unfunded, and contributed to the completion of doctoral political science programs for over 100 individuals. Fellows are college or university seniors, graduates, or Master's students who plan on applying to a PhD program in political science. APSA Minority Fellows are very active in the discipline as faculty members, researchers, and mentors.



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