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Program-based Scholarships

2023 Submissions closed June 6*

*Unless noted otherwise.

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Early Career Mentoring Program

The long-term objective of this Program is to prepare engaged junior scholars and practitioners to be better equipped to make significant contributions throughout their careers to the field of nonprofit and voluntary sector organizations.

Applications are now closed. If you have questions about the program, please contact us at


Doctoral Fellowship Program

Do you have an approved dissertation proposal? Would you like to participate in a fellowship seminar with senior scholars and fellow doctoral students to receive feedback and research advice on your dissertation? This pre-conference seminar is for you!

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Graduate Diversity Scholars and Leaders Professional Development Workshop

This program focuses on helping emerging scholars from underrepresented groups prepare to enter the field of nonprofit, philanthropic, and voluntary action studies. The focus of the PDW is on preparing participants who are beginning master or doctoral level education and research.

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Undergraduate Diversity Scholars and Leaders Professional Development Program

The PDW will introduce participants to the world of non-profit social science research and pathways to higher education. Scholars will also attend panels based on each student’s research interest, will have opportunity to meet current graduate students and faculty from underrepresented communities, to learn alongside senior scholars in the field and to participate in an array of social and scholarly conversations.

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