Andrew Kohut Fellowship

Cornell graduate students and undergraduate students are encouraged to apply to the Andrew Kohut Fellowship Program in Public Opinion & Survey Research at the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at Cornell University. The Kohut Fellowship honors the memory of Andrew Kohut and his numerous contributions to the science and art of survey research.

Kohut Fellows will (1) engage in their own original public-opinion focused research project using data from the Roper Center archives; (2) learn about the methods and techniques of survey research and other forms of public opinion research, analysis, and dissemination; (3) assist in supervised projects of the host institution at a level appropriate to their abilities and training.

Kohut Fellows will receive a $4,000 stipend for the summer.

Applications are due Friday, March 31. Submit your application to

Applications must include:

(1) A statement of qualifications and purpose which describes the proposed research (collaborative research projects with faculty are acceptable); how the research will be reported at the end of the fellowship (this can include a traditional paper, blog post, data visualization, etc.); relevant skills and experience; and how the fellowship experience will contribute to their career goals.

(2) The dates the applicant will be in Ithaca this summer. (Residency is required given the connection with the Roper Center.)

(3) An up-to-date transcript.

(4) The name and contact information for a faculty member who can serve as a reference.

Please send any questions to