Funding OpportunitiesDownload the current funding opportunities poster

 

The Institute supports the scholarly, community development, and educational activities of UIC faculty members and graduate students whose work focuses on race, ethnicity, and public policy. Applications are welcome from all disciplines across the University, including the arts, humanities, education, social work, urban and policy studies, health sciences, and social sciences. Junior faculty and those from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Faculty Fellowships

UIC Faculty Fellows receive support for exceptional research projects focusing on race and ethnicity that have the potential to influence public debate, community practice, and policy decisions. This support can take one of two forms: up to two course releases per year; or a research grant award of up to $5,000 per year for individuals and up to $10,000 per year for teams. To learn more, download the 2016–2017 Faculty Fellowship Guidelinesdownload and read about our current and former Faculty Fellows. The deadline to apply for the Faculty Fellowship is Thursday, October 15, 2015. Download the 2016–2017 application here.download

Policy & Social Engagement Fellowships

The Policy & Social Engagement Fellowship (PSEF) provides funding to UIC faculty members who work with community organizations on community action projects related to race, ethnicity, and policy. The fellowship provides up to $10,000.00 to teams of faculty-community collaborators for year-long projects. To learn more, download the 2016–2017 PSEF Guidelinesdownload and read about our current and former PSEF Fellows. The deadline to apply for the PSEF is Thursday, March 3, 2016. Download the 2016–2017 application here.download

 

Dissertation Research Grants

IRRPP is pleased to announce the Dissertation Research Grant competition. This grant is part of the Institute's Future Professoriate Program, and will be open to ABD graduate students. Graduate students will be awarded up to $2,000 to complete research related to race, ethnicity, and policy. Applications are accepted until all awards are given, and will be evaluated after December 15, 2015. To learn more, download the 2016 Dissertation Research Grant Guidelinesdownload and the Dissertation Research Grant Cover Sheet.download

 

 


Co-sponsorship Grants

The Institute supports the dissemination of research on race, ethnicity, and public policy with grants of up to $500.00 for events developed by UIC units or community organizations. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Download the 2016-2017 application here.download

Other Funding Resources

Bi-annual workshops provide guidance on how to successfully search and apply for funding for research projects on race and ethnicity. Each workshop is targeted toward graduate students or faculty members. Watch these presentations and download the powerpoints for more funding insights.