The Institute of Governmental Studies will award up to five Synar Graduate Research Fellowships of up to $3,000 each. The Mike Synar Graduate Research Fellowship is awarded to distinguished UC Berkeley graduate students who are writing their dissertations on an aspect of American politics, including comparative research across nations with the United States as a major case.
To be eligible, graduate students must have advanced to candidacy. All award recipients will be invited to the award ceremony during the spring semester.
This grant is generously supported by Bill and Patrice Brandt.