Mancur Olson Fellows Student Research

Conduct policy relevant research.


The Mancur Olson Fellows program equips students with the tools and experience to conduct public policy research. Fellows seek to answer policy questions that improve the lives of individuals and make the world a better place. 


A Mancur Olson Fellowship is a full program of training and activities that teaches the full research process--from idea generation to research design to publication and presentation. Fellows receive mentoring from faculty, affiliated scholars and external experts as they pursue research projects. 

Students are selected through an application process. Fellows will receive a stipend.


Fellowships are open to undergraduate students of all majors. Applications are accepted during the application window and decided on a rolling basis.

To Apply

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the application window. To apply, fill out the online application and attach a resume. Students will be contacted via email if they have been selected to move forward in the application process. 

The application window for Mancur Olson Fellowships is currently closed.



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