The Institute offers a wide variety of awards and grants designed to recognize student achievement, and to foster ongoing student research at the highest levels. These programs provide both graduate and undergraduate students with recognition and resources as they pursue groundbreaking research. In addition to recognizing past student achievement, these programs provide students with critical resources, allowing them to acquire data or software, travel to archives around the country, or engage in other research activities.

David M. Howard Memorial Prize

William K. (Sandy) Muir, Jr. Leadership Award

Charles H. Percy Undergraduate Grant for Public Affairs Research

Mike Synar Graduate Research Fellowship

R. Kirk Underhill Graduate Fellowship