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Dissertation Research Grant Application

Thank you for your interest in IRRPP's Dissertation Research Grant!

The application consists of the following:

  • the application form below;
  • a 2-3, single-spaced research project description;
  • an itemized budget with a short budget narrative;
  • a brief letter of support from your advisor.

The research project description should include:

  • the research question/s and need, including the importance, relevance, and centrality of race/ethnicity for the research project;
  • the methodology;
  • the relevance of the research project to IRRPP’s mission to promote engaged research on racial and ethnic justice, including increasing society’s understanding of the causes of racial and ethnic inequality; and providing the public, organizers, practitioners, and policymakers with research- based policy solutions. IRRPP defines policy-relevant projects broadly as those that can be used to inform and influence the various stages of the policy process including public debates on policy issues, policy-related political mobilizations, policy formation and implementation processes, and policy evaluations.
  • a project timeline.

Please note: Once you click submit, you should receive an emailed copy of your application within 5-10 minutes. If you don't receive the email within 5-10 minutes, the application did not go through, and you will need to resubmit it.

  • Maximum of 150 words.
  • Please enter a number from 0.00 to 2000.00.
  • Drop files here or
    Please review the guidelines. Upload the project description, itemized budget, and budget narrative as one pdf.
  • Your application will not be considered complete without your advisor's recommendation letter. The email subject line should read [Your last name, DRG Letter of Recommendation].