Friends of the NPSA is a registered 501 c 3 non-profit organization. It aims to raise money to fund the awards, grants, and prizes distributed annually to participants at the NPSA conference. These include two small graduate student travel grants, the faculty and graduate student McWilliams Political Theory Paper Awards, a Jerry Mileur Award in American Politics, a Franco Mattei Best Graduate Student Paper in American Politics, and an award for best paper in identity studies. Donations to Friends of the NPSA are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by state and federal laws. The $51 option corresponds to our 51st Conference in 2019. Please choose among the options below.