Research funding opps, news & info

Interested in applying to one of the below funding opps? Contact Sarah Marcotte, SoHE pre-award research administrator.

Find the complete list of current funding opportunities posted to the “Research funding opps, news & info” blog.

Funding Opportunities

ENACT Faculty Fellowship at Brandeis University: ENACT: The Educational Network for Active Civic Transformation is now accepting applications from full-time faculty members at colleges and universities. ENACT is a national program engaging undergraduates in state-level legislative change by learning to work with legislators, staffers, and community organizers to advance policy. Full eligibility requirements and instructions for applying can be found on the ENACT website. Applications must be submitted by December 1, 2019.

UW Global Health Institute: The UW Global Health Institute (GHI) application period is now open for its 2020 grants and awards. This competitive grant program is designed to support global health efforts of faculty, staff and graduate students across campus, fostering the Wisconsin Idea locally and globally. Seed Grant applications require a letter of intent by December 20, 2019. Grant applications are due January 27, 2020. Refer to the program website for additional information, timelines, and FAQs about the grant program.

Center for Retirement Research (CRR) at Boston College: The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College (CRR) is soliciting proposals for the Steven H. Sandell Grant Program for retirement or disability policy research. The program is funded by a grant from the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) through the Retirement and Disability Research Consortium (RDRC). The program’s purpose is to promote research by junior or non-tenured scholars. See the sponsor website and proposal guidelines for more information. Proposals are due January 31, 2020.

Russell Sage Foundation: The Russell Sage Foundation (RSF) and the William T. Grant Foundation are launching a third round of their targeted small grants competition for early career scholars, Improving Education and Reducing Inequality. Award levels are $10,000 for graduate students and $20,000 for early career faculty. Applications are due February 4, 2020 at 2:00PM Eastern time. See the sponsor website for complete proposal guidelines and submission instructions.

 Policies, Guidance, Other Resources

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From the grants.gov Community Blog: What is a Land Grant (Part 1)? (Reminder: UW-Madison is one of more than 70 land grant institutions in the U.S. and its territories.)

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