Institute of Governmental Studies Research Grants

Charles H. Percy Undergraduate Grant 
for Public Affairs Research
Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 31st 
Each year the Institute of Governmental Studies awards six research grants of $500 each to U.C. Berkeley undergraduate studentswho are conducting research on an aspect of American politics, including public opinion, electoral behavior, civic participation, government institutions, social movements, and public policy.

Students from a broad range of disciplines are encouraged to apply. The grant may be used to cover research expenses such as traveling to Washington, DC, to interview lawmakers; buying a dataset; or covering photocopying costs at an archive. This grant is made possible by a generous donation by Bill and Patrice Brandt.
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Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 31st 
The application consists of both the applicant form and the recommender form.
If you have questions, please email Professor Terri Bimes at