Search for Scholarships Now
Custom Search

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship

The American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship is a Fellowship sponsored by American Sociological Association.

Award Information:

Amount of Fellowship: Average: $19968
Application Deadline: 31-Jan
Requirements: Applicant must be a racial/ethnic minority (Black/African-American, Latino/a, American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian, or Pacific Islander) who is interested in mental health issues and is applying to or enrolled in a sociology department that has a strong mental health research program and/or faculty who are currently engaged in research focusing on mental health issues. Awarded primarily to minority students entering a doctoral program in sociology for the first time or students in the early stages of their graduate programs. Selection is based upon commitment to research in mental health and mental illness, academic achievement, scholarship, writing ability, research potential, financial need, and racial/ethnic minority background.
Eligibility: Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

American Sociological Association
Minority Affairs Program, 1307 New York Avenue, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005-4701
Email Address:
Phone Number: 202 383 9005 x321
Fax Number: 202 638 0882

You can find out more by contacting:

Dr. Alfonso R. Latoni-Rodriguez
Director, Minority Affairs Program

Email Address:

You should always carefully examine available information on the fellowship. Your best chance of obtaining money will follow from first understanding the qualifications and then determining if you qualify. At the outset seek to understand the driving force for the American Sociological Association and what they hope to achieve with the Minority Fellowship. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, you should determine if there is any likelihood to obtain the fellowship. If you think that you have the possibility that you can be a recipient of the Minority Fellowship, then you should put forth the effort to apply.

An important aspect of working toward obtaining the fellowship is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be lengthy and tedious, but it is absolutely critical that you fill out the application accurately and without omission. You don't want to miss out because of some minor point.

After filing, it's important to know when the Minority Fellowship chooses a winner and actually dispenses any funds so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to count on the fellowship to assist with any bills associated with your education and its personal usefulness, stipulations may exist on what bills you can pay with the Minority Fellowship. Recently it has become more burdensome to handle the increasing costs of education, and making use of the Minority Fellowship to defray some of the costs can make things much easier. If you are not fortunate to receive the Minority Fellowship, continue looking, you can find different fellowships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


© 2018 Copyright | | All Rights Reserved