Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG) provides direct funding to faculty members of University of Michigan and to graduate students pursuing scholarship, research and other creative activities. The research areas or activities must be related to women and gender.
IRWG fosters collaboration and further the research of all U-M faculty members and graduate students. IRWG provides direct research funding and valuable expertise to those seeking external funding.
U-M Faculty members are eligible to apply for
Faculty Seed Grants:
Deadline: 2 November 2015
The Institute for Research on Women and Gender invites applications for seed grant support for scholarly activities on women, gender and/or sexuality. The goal of this program is to enhance disciplinary and interdisciplinary scholarship or creative activities at the University of Michigan. Funds may be requested from $500 to $10,000, depending on the total cost of project
Collaborative Planning Grants:
The Institute for Research on Women and Gender announces the availability of planning grants to support collaborative projects on women, gender, and/or sexuality. The aim of this funding program is to foster collaboration across disciplines in ways that facilitate new relationships between scholars in different fields of study in the early stages of research projects.
Grants of up to $10,000 may be used for activities such as hiring a research assistant, obtaining research materials, supporting regular group discussion, and/or travel and hosting expenses to bring potential collaborators to campus or to visit collaborators on other campuses for working sessions.
Sisters Fund for Global Health Grants:
The Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG) invites applications requesting support of scholarly activities directed to global health issues, specifically focused on gendered health disparities. The Sisters Fund seeks to enhance “activist” scholarship or other creative activities that benefit local and global communities experiencing gender-based health disparities.
IRWG considers requests from $500 to $10,000, depending on the scope of the project
Junior Faculty Scholars Program (for untenured U-M faculty):
Deadline: 2 February 2015
The IRWG Junior Faculty Scholars Program is designed to support the research programs of untenured faculty who work in the areas of women, gender, and/or sexuality. The IRWG Junior Faculty Program provides release from one course during an academic term. The fellowship provides uninterrupted research and writing time as recipients make progress toward tenure.
Graduate students are eligible to apply for
IRWG/Rackham Community of Scholars Program:
The Institute for Research on Women and Gender and the Rackham Graduate School announce the Community of Scholars (COS) graduate student fellowship program for 2015 and invite proposals from Rackham graduate students at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, campus, who are planning or conducting research, scholarship, and/or creative activities focusing on women or gender.
COS provides fellowships with a stipend of $2,200/month, May-August, 2015. Health insurance coverage will also be provided, if students are not otherwise covered.
Rackham Research Awards:
The Institute for Research on Women and Gender and the Rackham Graduate School announce their Research Grant Program for 2015 and invite proposals from Rackham graduate students at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, campus, who are planning or conducting research, scholarship, and creative activities focusing on women or gender. Students enrolled in any
Rackham program on the U-M Ann Arbor campus may apply for a grant of up to $1000 to cover research expenses such as books, travel, production or exhibition costs, software, data collection, or payment of subjects.
Boyd/Williams Dissertation Grant for Research on Women and Work:
The Institute for Research on Women and Gender announces its Boyd/Williams Dissertation Grant for 2015 and invites proposals from University of Michigan graduate students pursuing dissertation research that focuses on women and work.
One grant of $2,000 will be awarded in Winter 2015 for doctoral dissertation expenses such as books, travel, production or exhibition costs, software, data collection, payment of subjects, or other types of support needed to complete the project.
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