Thursday, February 12, 2015

Registration Open for the 2015 Summer Program

You can now register for all 2015 ICPSR Summer Program courses through our online Portal.

For detailed instructions on how to register, visit our Registration and Fees page.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Funding for Scholars from Africa

The University of Michigan African Social Research Initiative (ASRI) seeks applications for up to four visiting scholars to attend courses at the 2015 ICPSR Summer Program. The program is open to academic researchers who are enrolled in or have completed PhD programs in the social sciences and who are from, or reside in, one or more of the following countries: Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, South Africa, and Uganda.

The 2015 ASRI Summer Scholars Program application is available here.

The application deadline is March 6, 2015.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

2015 ISR-Rackham Summer Training Awards

The U-M's Rackham Graduate School has provided the Institute for Social Research (ISR) with funds to encourage and support U-M graduate students in the social sciences to attend ISR summer programs, including the ICPSR Summer Program.

These competitive grants cover 2/3 of the cost to attend either or both four-week sessions of the ICPSR Summer Program, as long as the student's department agrees to cover the remaining 1/3 cost.

The deadline to submit an application is March 2, 2015. Decisions should be announced by April 9, 2015.

For more information, please refer to the 2015 application form.

Friday, January 30, 2015

3- to 5-Day Workshop Schedule Posted

You can view our schedule of 3- to 5-day workshops here.

Note: We are still creating our full schedule of short workshops, so be sure to check back frequently for updated information on the course list, dates, and locations.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

EITM Certification Scholarships for the 2015 Summer Program

Every year, the organization Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models provides funds for students to attend courses in the ICPSR Summer Program.

The EITM Certification Scholarship covers the registration fees for either one or both four-week sessions of the 2015 ICPSR Summer Program.

For eligibility criteria and application information, visit the EITM Certification Scholarship page. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. EST on January 30, 2015.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Save the Date! Announcing the 2015 ICPSR Summer Program!

We are happy to announce the following dates of the four-week sessions of the 2015 ICPSR Summer Program:

Session I: June 22 - July 17, 2015
Session II: July 20 - August 14, 2015

Courses offered in Sessions I and II are held in Ann Arbor, Michigan. You can view the full list of four-week courses here.

Additionally, we will offer many 3- to 5-day workshops in Ann Arbor and other locations across the country. These short workshops will be held from early June 2015 through mid-August 2015. For a list of these 3- to 5-day workshops, please check back in late January 2015.

Official registration for all 2015 ICPSR Summer Program courses will open Monday, February 2, 2015.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

ICPSR Announces New Summer Program Director

ICPSR is pleased to announce that Saundra Schneider will join ICPSR as the next Director of the Summer Program starting in August 2014. Schneider succeeds Interim Director John Garcia, who has served in that position since January 2014. Schneider is a long-time Summer Program instructor and has been teaching Regression Analysis I, one of the mainstay courses in the Program, since 1990. She is Professor of Political Science at Michigan State University. Her main research areas are public policy and state politics, with particular emphases on social welfare, governmental response to disasters, spending priorities across program areas, and public opinion toward federalism. more