University of Michigan Fellowship 2011, USA

University of Michigan Fellowship

The purpose of the Research and Training Program on Poverty and Public Policy is to provide outstanding American minority scholars and scholars from economically disadvantaged backgrounds the opportunity for one or two years of research and extensive training at the University of Michigan.

This program encourages interdisciplinary research through course work, independent research and faculty interaction.

Selection Criteria – This fellowship is open to American citizens and permanent residents who are members of a group that is underrepresented in the social sciences.

Preference will be given to scholars who have received the Ph.D. after 2005. The research proposal that is part of this application will be reviewed by a selection committee of nationally recognized poverty researchers.

Residence – Applicants are expected to spend one or two years in residence at the University of Michigan. The application requires a brief statement that describes how you expect to benefit from the resources available at the University of Michigan.


All Postdoctoral Fellows will receive a stipend of $50,000 per 12-month period plus subsidized access to the university’s health insurance program. Modest research expenses, including access to the university’s computer and support services, will also be provided. Moving expenses are the responsibility of the fellow.

Application deadline for University of Michigan Scholarship  : January 14, 2011