Education & Training

Fellowships

The Survey Research Center supports its scientists in research and training with the Angus Campbell Fellowship and the Regula Herzog Young Investigators Fund. Additionally, the Institute for Social Research offers a variety of fellowships and research awards designed to nurture the next generation of empirical social and behavioral scientists.


Jerald and Virginia Bachman Research Fellowship on Change in American Youth (link opens in a new window)

The Bachman Fellowship provides support for a graduate student in one of the University of Michigan social science departments and the School of Social Work and the School of Education to work with the Monitoring the Future project.

Angus Campbell Scholars Fund (link opens in a new window)

The Campbell Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to enhance Michigan's ability to recruit the best new graduate students in social science.

Charles Cannell Fund in Survey Methodology (link opens in a new window)

The Charles Cannell Fund supports research and training on the interviewer-respondent interaction and its effects on the validity and quality of survey data.

Elizabeth “Libby” Douvan Junior Scholars Fund in Life Course Development (link opens in a new window)

The goal of the Douvan Fund is to support the research and training activities of junior researchers in the Life Course Development Program at the Institute for Social Research.

A. Regula Herzog Young Investigators Fund (link opens in a new window)

The goals of the Regula Herzog Young Investigators Fund are to support the research and training activities of junior researchers at the Survey Research Center, with a special preference given to women and to those who are engaged in research on older populations.

F. Thomas Juster Economic Behavior Research Award Fund (link opens in a new window)

The Juster Fund provides small research awards to emerging scholars in the social sciences conducting empirically grounded economic research using the Health and Retirement Study, the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, the Surveys of Consumers, or Time Use Study.

The Robert Kahn Fellowship for the Scientific Study of Social Issues (link opens in a new window)

The Robert Kahn Fellowship was established to provide dissertation support for one doctoral student each year who is committed to using empirical science to help solve the deep and abiding challenges confronting society.

George Katona Economic Behavior Research Award Fund (link opens in a new window)

The Katona Fund provides small research awards to emerging scholars in the social sciences conducting empirically grounded economic research in the tradition of George Katona.

Daniel Katz Dissertation Fellowship in Psychology and Survey Methodology (link opens in a new window)

The purpose of the Daniel Katz Fellowship is to support a doctoral student in Psychology writing his or her dissertation on a project at the intersection of survey methodology and psychology.

Robert and Judy Marans/Kan and Lillian Chen Dissertation Award in Sustainability and Survey Methodology (link opens in a new window)

The Robert and Judy Marans & Kan and Lillian Chen Fellowship provides support for an early-stage graduate student from any unit at the University of Michigan to earn a certificate in survey methodology from the Institute for Social Research (ISR) Program in Survey Methodology (PSM).

James Morgan Innovation in the Analysis of Economic Behavior Fund (link opens in a new window)

To continue his spirit of substantive and methodological innovation in the analysis of economic behavior, Jim and his family established the James Morgan Innovation in the Analysis of Economic Behavior Fund to encourage U-M graduate students to use PSID data in new and original ways.