Research and Travel Grants

Student Grants

A note regarding COVID-19:

The CSRPC cannot award travel reimbursements for any travel occurring during University travel restrictions. Please check https://goforward.uchicago.edu/ for the latest updates.

 

PhD Student Research and Travel Grants - Applications for 2021-2022 have passed

The goal of the grant is to support the research efforts of outstanding PhD students interested in the study of race and ethnicity. The grant may only be used for expenses associated with a clearly defined research project. Activities that will be considered for funding include, but are not limited to, travel-related expenses (transportation and lodging) associated with field or primary archival research, transcription costs, duplication services, or the acquisition of data sets for quantitative analysis. Preference will be given to dissertation-related research, however, other projects will also be considered. Grants of up to $2,500 will be awarded to successful candidates. These grants may be used to supplement other small grants, but cannot be combined to yield support of more than $5,000. The receipt of other research funds must be reported to the Center and, if necessary, Center support may be reduced accordingly. Expenses must be incurred between July 1, 2021 and May 15, 2022 for this grant cycle; funds will not be available for advance/reimbursement until on or after July 15, 2021.

 

CRES Undergraduate & MA Student Research and Travel Grants - Applications reviewed on rolling basis

Click here to apply. Application decisions will be sent to the candidate within 2-4 week of the receipt of all materials (including faculty recommendation letter). 

The goal of the grant is to support the research efforts undergraduate students majoring in CRES and MA students working on projects relevant to the study of race and/or ethnicity. The grant may only be used for expenses associated with a clearly defined research project. Activities that will be considered for funding include, but are not limited to: travel-related expenses (transportation and lodging) associated with field or primary archival research, transcription costs, duplication services, human subject compensation, books and software purchases, and the acquisition of data sets for quantitative analysis. Grants of up to $500 will be awarded to successful undergraduate students. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to successful MA students.  These grants may be used to supplement other small grants, but cannot be combined to yield support of more than $5,000.The receipt of other research funds must be reported to the Center and, if necessary, Center support may be reduced accordingly.