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Proposal Guidelines

Project funding is available to staff, undergraduate and graduate students, and faculty. Some preference will be given to projects involving multiple constituent groups and involving interdisciplinary work, but those criteria are not necessary or sufficient for funding. Preference will also be given to activities and/or events that build community.

Grant categories and funding amounts:

Student programming:
Could include guest speakers or materials for programs or events related to inequality and work. Up to $2,000.
Undergraduate research:
Support for covering the cost of purchasing data, administering surveys or other research costs. Up to $2,000.
Graduate research:
Support for covering the cost of purchasing data, administering surveys or other research costs. We cannot support hiring undergraduate research assistants for graduate students. Up to $3,000.
Community events:
Staff or faculty may apply for funds to support creative ways to create community around the theme. Up to $5,000.
Course materials and external speakers:
Faculty can apply for grants to support ways of incorporating the theme into their course. This is not intended to serve as supplemental pay. Up to $3,000.
Faculty research:
Support for covering the cost of purchasing data, administering surveys or other research costs. Up to $5,000.
Research, practice and/or policy conferences:
Grants to supplement conferences. Up to $5,000.
Department seminar speakers:
Departments may apply to supplement external seminar budgets. Up to $1,000.

Other ideas will be considered. Please submit an application to be considered.

Deadlines

Proposals are due October 11, 2019 and will contain an abstract, one page summary, outlined goals and intended outcomes, and a detailed budget. Submissions will be evaluated by a committee convened by the Dean and award decisions will be made by early November.