The Institute of Governmental Studies will award up to four research grants annually in the amount of $500 each to UC Berkeley undergraduate students who are conducting research on an aspect of American politics, including public opinion, electoral behavior, civic participation, government institutions, social movements, and public policy. Students from a broad range of disciplines are encouraged to apply.
This grant is made possible by a generous donation from the late Bill Brandt and his wife, Patrice Brandt.
Award recipients will be issued a $500 grant in the form of a stipend. Funds may be used to cover research expenses such as traveling to research sites, transcription services, buying a dataset, or photocopying archival materials. Funds may not be used for equipment purchases, stipends, living expenses or attending conferences.
Recipients & Research
Read about recent past Percy Grant recipients and their research topics. Research papers by Percy Grant recipients can be read on eScholarship.