Diversity scholarships

The ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research is excited to announce the 2020 Diversity Scholarships. These scholarships provide funds to support training in statistics and quantitative methods for graduate students from underrepresented groups in any academic discipline, with the objective of improving their academic performance and optimizing their professional advancement. Applicants must be enrolled in universities based in the United States.

The Diversity Scholarship is a waiver of registration fees to attend one or both of the Summer Program’s 2020 four-week sessions. Held on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, the four-week sessions provide an immersive learning experience in methodological techniques. Participants in the First Session (June 22-July 17) and Second Session (July 20-August 14) can choose from more than 40 courses, including regression analysis, Bayesian analysis, longitudinal analysis, game theory, MLE, SEM, causal inference, machine learning, multilevel models, race/ethnicity and quantitative methods, data visualization, and more.

Recipients of the Diversity Scholarship will also receive a stipend for travel, lodging, and living expenses.

Applications are due March 31, 2020. Please refer to the Diversity Scholarship application page for more information and to apply, or contact  or (734) 763-7400.

Support provided by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research and the Office of the Provost.

About the ICPSR Summer Program
Founded in 1963, the ICPSR Summer Program offers rigorous, hands-on training in statistics, quantitative methods, and data analysis for students, faculty, and researchers of all skill levels and backgrounds. Participants in the ICPSR Summer Program learn how to understand data and gain valuable research skills that help them to advance their education and careers.

From May through August 2020, the ICPSR Summer Program will offer more than 90 courses in Ann Arbor, Michigan and other cities around the world. Registration is now open for all workshops.