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Undergraduate Resources

The submission deadline for the Pi Sigma Alpha National Student Research Conference is November 30, 2023. Please encourage your students to submit an abstract of their research.

Now in its eleventh year, the National Student Research Conference provides undergraduates and Master’s students with the opportunity to present their research, interact with other students studying political science, and participate in career development events. Registration to attend the conference is FREE and open to all; however, presenters must be Pi Sigma Alpha members.

The conference will take place February 16-18, 2024 at George Washington University in Washington, DC and travel grants are available. There will also be some virtual panels for those unable to attend in person.




Hungary Foundation together with the Mathias Corvinus Collegium Alapítvány, Budapest, Hungary is now accepting applications for the Budapest Fellowship Program (BFP), for the 2023/2024 academic year (September 2024 – July 2025).

The Budapest Fellowship Program is a full-time, fully-funded transatlantic fellowship in Budapest, Hungary, for young American scholars and professionals, and it includes a Junior Fellowship aimed for students currently pursuing their Master’s degree or recently graduated from a Masters program, and a Senior Fellowship, for advanced doctoral students (i.e. pre-doctoral fellows), post-doctoral researchers, and early career professionals, who hold at least a Master’s or a Ph.D. degree.

The 10-month program aims to cultivate the next generation of American policy professionals and academics by equipping them with a thorough understanding of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Hungary. The fellows will have an opportunity to conduct research on the topic of their choosing while also gaining practical experience researching or working at a Hungarian host institution that matches their professional interests.

The BFP, through Hungary Foundation’s support will cover all program expenses, including roundtrip airfare to Budapest, Hungary, housing, a monthly stipend as well as health insurance. This opportunity is open for US citizens with a research interest in Central and Eastern Europe and have outstanding research and academic credentials.

You may find more details about the Budapest Fellowship Program on the Hungary Foundation’s website, at the following link:

Call for Applications: Budapest Fellowship Program 2024/2025

Application Deadline: April 30, 2024
Expected Fellowship decision: May 2024