Fellowships & Scholarships

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) provides a free fellowship and scholarship bulletin for members and non-members to browse for opportunities. Announcements are posted with the newest announcements first. Please remember to contact each institution individually if you would like more information about a fellowship or scholarship listing. SSSP hopes you find this service valuable. 

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is soliciting applications for the 2020 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Fellowship.  Persons identified as American Indian/Alaska Native, Arab/Middle Eastern/North African, Asian/Asian-American, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) from one of the aforementioned groups, accepted into an accredited doctoral program in any one of the social and/or behavioral sciences are invited to apply for the $15,000 fellowship.  Two students will be funded.  Applications must be received in their entirety no later than February 1, 2020.  Applicants will be notified of the results by July 15, 2020.  All applicants must be a current SSSP member at the time of their application. With the exception of DACA students, who are also eligible, applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.  Contact Dr. France Winddance Twine, Chair, with questions concerning the fellowship:  or visit https://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/261/Racial/Ethnic_Minority_Graduate_Fellowship/.