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Dirksen Congressional Research Award


To fund the study of the United States of America Congress.

You may send the application as a word or pdf attachment to an e-mail directed to Frank Mackaman at .


Open to citizens or residents of the United States of America. Awards are to individuals only. No institutional overhead charges are permitted. Political scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public administration or American studies, and journalists are among those eligible.

Quantity Available

10-15 per year


  • Annual

Study Length


Award Value

Up to US $3,500.

Application procedure

Candidates should visit the Center's website for application information. Candidates are responsible for showing the relationship between their work and the awards program guidelines.

Closing date

March 1st

Study Level

  • Doctorate
  • Research

Dirksen Congressional Center

The Dirksen Congressional Center sponsors educational and research programmes to help people understand better the United States of America Congress, its members and leaders and the public policies it produces.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Dirksen Congressional Center by using the links below.


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