Grants Calendar

This is a collection of funding opportunities that may be of interest to social scientists. If you are a faculty member in the UC Davis Division of Social Sciences and would like help in applying for an extramural grant, please contact the ISS grant writer, Belinda Martineau: bmartineau@ucdavis.edu.

Russell Sage Foundation Special Initiatives

The Russell Sage Foundation has recently launched a number of new initiatives consistent with RSF’s interests in strengthening the methods, data, and theoretical core of the social sciences as a means of diagnosing social problems and improving social policies. Topics include: Immigration and Immigrant Integration; Integrating Biology and Social Science Knowledge; The Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act; and Computational Social Science. Deadline for Letters of Inquiry: August 21, 2017.

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John Templeton Foundation Grants

John Templeton Foundation Grants

The John Templeton Foundation supports projects that utilize the tools of anthropology, sociology, political science, and psychology to examine certain moral and spiritual concepts and others that promote enriching discussions between one or more scientific disciplines and theology and/or philosophy. The deadline for Online Funding Inquiries (OFIs) is August 31, 2017.

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NSF Science of Organizations (SoO)

NSF Science of Organizations (SoO)

SoO funds research that advances our fundamental understanding of how organizations develop, form and operate. Successful SoO research proposals use scientific methods to develop and refine theories, to empirically test theories and frameworks, and to develop new measures and methods. Deadlines: September 5, 2017 (September 3 annually thereafter) and February 2, 2018 (February 2 annually thereafter).

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NSF Science of Science and Innovation Policy  (SciSIP)

NSF Science of Science and Innovation Policy (SciSIP)

The Science of Science & Innovation Policy (SciSIP) program supports research designed to advance the scientific basis of science and innovation policy. The SciSIP program invites the participation of researchers from all of the social, behavioral and economic sciences as well as those working in domain-specific applications such as chemistry, biology, physics, or nanotechnology. Deadlines: September 11, 2017 (September 9 annually thereafter) and February 9, 2018 (February 9 annually thereafter).

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NSF SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

NSF SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The NSF Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) offers postdoctoral research fellowships that support research in any field within the purview of the SBE sciences. Topic areas of interest include: population change; sources of disparities, for example in social, economic, or health contexts, and processes that alleviate those disparities; communication, language, and linguistics; and technology, new media, and social networks. Full Proposal Deadline (due by 5 p.m. proposer's local time): October 9, 2017 (second Monday in October annually thereafter).

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NSF Sociology Program Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards  (Soc-DDRI)

NSF Sociology Program Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (Soc-DDRI)

As part of its effort to encourage and support projects that explicitly integrate education and basic research, the Sociology Program provides support to improve the conduct of doctoral dissertation projects undertaken by doctoral students enrolled in U.S. universities when the dissertation research is conducted in a scientifically sound manner and it offers strong potential for enhancing more general scientific knowledge. Deadlines: October 16, 2017 (and October 15 annually thereafter).

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NEH Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections

This program helps cultural repositories plan and implement preservation strategies that pragmatically balance effectiveness, cost, and environmental impact. Deadline: December 5, 2017.

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Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies

Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress announces the Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies to examine the impact of the digital revolution on society, culture and international relations using the Library’s collections and resources. Deadline: December 6, 2017.

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NEH Collaborative Research Grants

NEH Collaborative Research Grants

Collaborative Research Grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) support interpretive humanities research undertaken by a team of two or more scholars, for full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years. All grantees are expected to communicate the results of their work to the appropriate scholarly and public audiences. Deadline: December 6, 2017.

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NSF Program for Research on the Science and Technology Enterprise

NSF Program for Research on the Science and Technology Enterprise

Under this program, the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) of the National Science Foundation (NSF) invites proposals for individual or multi-investigator research projects, doctoral dissertation improvement awards, workshops, experimental research, survey research and data collection and dissemination projects that advance the development, understanding, and quality of the S&T enterprise in the United States and globally. Deadlines: January 15, 2018 (and January 15 annually thereafter).

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NEH Public Scholar Program

NEH Public Scholar Program

The Public Scholar program of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) supports well-researched books in the humanities intended to reach a broad readership. Books supported by this program must be grounded in humanities research and scholarship. They must address significant humanities themes likely to be of broad interest and must be written in a readily accessible style. Deadline: February 7, 2018.

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NSF Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) Grants

NSF Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) Grants

CCE STEM funds research projects that identify factors that are efficacious in the formation of ethical STEM researchers in all the fields of science and engineering that NSF supports. CCE STEM research projects will use basic research to produce knowledge about what constitutes responsible or irresponsible, just or unjust scientific practices and sociotechnical systems, and how to best instill students with this knowledge. Full Proposal Deadline Date: February 15, 2018 (February 15 annually thereafter).

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