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Office of Global Engagement

Grant Opportunities

Faculty and student-generated activities of all types are an essential element of the academic experience at Brown. Many of these are international, involving projects that both send students and faculty abroad for conferences and research trips, or that invite international speakers, artists, and exhibitions to campus.

Global Engagements helps to support many of these activities --those that take our students and faculty out into the world, and those that bring the international into our classrooms, labs, and lecture halls.

You can search for Brown grant opportunities below.

Anne Crosby Emery Alumnae Fellowships

The Anne Crosby Emery Alumnae Fellowships are awarded each year to honor women in the graduating class and to aid them in undertaking graduate or professional study at a university of their choice either in the U.S. or abroad.

Only undergraduate seniors are eligible for this grant.

Max Award: 
$10,000
Deadline: 
March 3, 2017
Host Office: 
Dean of the College
Contact: 
Linda_Dunleavy@brown.edu

Arthur Liman Public Interest Summer Fellowship

This fellowship makes it possible for students to accept an unpaid summer internship in the area of public interest law broadly defined. Public interest law includes helping those who may lack resources to retain attorneys or engaging in advocacy work or participating in shaping public policy.

Max Award: 
$4,000
Deadline: 
January 13, 2017
Host Office: 
Swearer Center for Public Service
Contact: 
Katherine_Trimble@brown.edu

BEO International Internships

BEO has collaborated with alumni and partner universities to offer international internships in India, Hong Kong, and Madrid. All internships abroad are offered during the summer, with travel and accommodation costs covered.

Max Award: 
Travel and Living Expenses
Deadline: 
February 3, 2016
Host Office: 
Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations
Contact: 
Michelle_Carreiro@brown.edu

Brazil Initiative Collaboration Grants

The Brazil Initiative invites faculty and researchers to submit proposals for the Brazil Initiative Collaboration Grant. This grant supports partnerships between the University and Brazilian academic institutions to promote research and teaching related to Brazil in the areas of mathematics, environmental sciences, public health, medicine, and engineering. The grant also supports research on the Atlantic Rainforest in the south of Bahia, particularly interdisciplinary topics related to biodiversity studies, species surveys, sustainable development, social entrepreneurship, and fair trade. Research proposals should comply with the human subject regulations of each investigator's respective institution.

Max Award: 
$5,000
Deadline: 
February 1, 2016
Host Office: 
Brazil Initiative
Contact: 
Brazil@brown.edu

Brown in the World: Travel Grants (Cogut Center)

Through the Brown in the World travel grants program, graduate students associated with the humanities have the opportunity to apply for a limited number of grants in support of research travel abroad. These grants can afford invaluable learning experiences for young humanities scholars in training, enriching their perspectives, scholarship and networks of colleagues around the globe. Grants may cover transportation, housing and other research-related expenses.

Max Award: 
$10,000
Deadline: 
May 1, 2016
Host Office: 
Cogut Center for the Humanities
Contact: 
kit@brown.edu

Brown LINK/SEW Award Program

The Brown LINK and SEW Awards provide financial assistance to students pursuing unpaid or low-paying summer internships. These awards allow students to explore career options and engage in experiential learning activities outside the classroom.

Rising sophomores, seniors, and juniors, who are returning to Brown in September 2016, are eligible to apply.

Max Award: 
$5,000 for international internships, $3,000 for U.S. internships
Deadline: 
March 10, 2017 (international applicants) and April 12, 2017
Host Office: 
CareerLAB
Contact: 
sarah_brown1@brown.edu

Center for Contemporary South Asia Faculty Research or Language Training

Applications will be considered from Brown University regular faculty from any field to support research on contemporary South Asia or accelerated language training that is relevant to the region. Proposals will be evaluated based on the quality of the proposed research or training and the potential for the activity to lead to a long-term successful program of research on the region.

Max Award: 
$10,000
Deadline: 
March 6, 2017
Host Office: 
Center for Contemporary South Asia
Contact: 
southasia@brown.edu

Center for Contemporary South Asia Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowship

Graduate funding can be used for three purposes: research, internships, and language training. Proposals for either exploratory or advanced dissertation research will be considered. The first will cover the early years of graduate program; the second will facilitate completion of the dissertation. Language training will be for accelerated programs of language instruction. 

Max Award: 
$7,500
Deadline: 
March 6, 2017
Host Office: 
Center for Contemporary South Asia
Contact: 
southasia@brown.edu

Center for Contemporary South Asia Undergraduate Fellowship

The purpose of undergraduate summer funding is to facilitate research for a senior thesis or to provide internship experience with an academic or civil society organization.

Max Award: 
$5,000
Deadline: 
March 6, 2017
Host Office: 
Center for Contemporary South Asia
Contact: 
southasia@brown.edu

Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice Faculty Grants

CSSJ Faculty Associate Grants are designed to support the synergistic development of intellectual community and research on campus. We invite Brown University faculty and researchers to submit proposals that focus on broad issues to do with slavery, justice, freedom, and contemporary forms of human bondage.

Max Award: 
$2,000
Deadline: 
January 8, 2016
Contact: 
roquinaldo_ferreira@brown.edu

CFAR International Grant

The CFAR International Developmental Research Program offers initial and pilot awards to investigators in Kenya, India, Ghana and the Philippines. Each of these focus countries offer an existing academic affiliation with either Brown or Tufts University, or both, in the academic institutions.

Max Award: 
Up to $25,000 will be granted for a one-year period
Deadline: 
CFAR will not be accepting applications for the 2016 cycle
Host Office: 
The Lifespan/Tufts/Brown Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
Contact: 
cfar@lifespan.org

China Initiative Collaboration Grants

The China Initiative invites Brown University faculty and researchers to submit proposals to support projects and events aimed at expanding our understanding of Greater China. The China Initiative, housed at the Watson Institute for International Studies, seeks to foster academic activities that at once deepen our knowledge about Greater China (Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong), and use that knowledge to challenge and expand our understanding of the wider world. Proposals will be welcomed from all parts of the university, including the social sciences and humanities, engineering, the sciences, public health, and medicine. Proposals may involve collaborations with partners in Greater China. The China Initiative is particularly interested in proposals that span multiple academic disciplines.

Max Award: 
$15,000
Deadline: 
December 1, 2015
Host Office: 
China Initiative
Contact: 
edward_steinfeld@brown.edu

Cogut Humanities Research Group Grants

The Cogut Center sponsors semester-long Humanities Research Groups that aim to foster collaboration by faculty members and graduate students from diverse departments who share common research interests. Groups meet periodically during the semester (usually twice a month) to discuss works in progress and to host guest scholars invited by the participants.

Max Award: 
$5,000
Deadline: 
Rolling deadline
Host Office: 
Cogut Center for the Humanities
Contact: 
Humanities_Center@brown.edu

Cost-Sharing Funds

Cost-Sharing Funds are available to help meet sponsor requirements and to increase competitiveness on certain external funding opportunities.

Max Award: 
Varies
Deadline: 
In advance of proposal submission deadline
Host Office: 
OVPR
Contact: 
Rebbeca_Sattel@brown.edu

Explore Grants

The Explore Grants provide seed money (up to $500) for new, promising ventures at the earliest stages when funding is so difficult to secure from investors. They also offer these ventures the opportunity to apply for three levels of progressively increasing funding using a gated award system. 

Max Award: 
$500, $1,500, $5,000
Deadline: 
Rolling deadline
Host Office: 
Social Innovation Initiative, Brown Entrepreneurship Program, Dean of the College
Contact: 
Lizzie_Pollock@Brown.edu and/or Alan_Harlam@brown.edu

Faculty Curriculum Development Grant

These are grants to faculty who are developing new courses or revising existing ones by inviting guest speakers, adding readings or developing other initiatives that will bring global health content to the subject matter of the course.

Max Award: 
$4,000
Deadline: 
November 1, 2016 and February 1, 2017
Host Office: 
Global Health Initiative
Contact: 
Elizabeth_Jackvony@Brown.edu

Faculty Development Funds

The Faculty Development Fund is aimed at supporting development, especially among junior faculty, by providing incremental assistance towards research travel, research supplies, publication fees, and other related expenses.

Max Award: 
$150-$1,500. Larger amounts (up to $3000) may be awarded for projects involving international collaboration and/or travel.
Deadline: 
April 15, 2017
Host Office: 
Dean of the Faculty
Contact: 
Dean_Of_Faculty@Brown.edu

Faculty Fellowships in the Cogut Center

The Cogut Center for the Humanities sponsors semester-long fellowships for Brown faculty members who wish to be affiliated with and resident at the Center while pursuing their research on campus.

Max Award: 
$2,000
Deadline: 
December 15, 2016
Host Office: 
Cogut Center for the Humanities
Contact: 
humanities_center@brown.edu

Faculty Travel Fund (FTF)

The FTF is designated to support professional travel, including trips to attend conferences and to conduct scholarly research or field work, during any fiscal year, July 1-June 30. Faculty may apply for reimbursement for more than one trip per academic year, with a total reimbursement cap of $1,500. Faculty are also eligible for a one-time extra supplement of up to $600 for a single trip to present a paper at an international conference.

Max Award: 
$1500 + $600
Deadline: 
May 15, 2017
Host Office: 
Office of Faculty Governance
Contact: 
Cheryl_Moreau@brown.edu or Leonard_Moorehead@brown.edu

Global Experiential Learning and Teaching (GELT)

The Dean of the College office is pleased to announce the 2016 Global Experiential Learning &
Teaching (GELT) grant program. The GELT program provides funds for advanced undergraduate seminars or capstone courses that embed an international travel component prior to, during, or at the end of the course and for destination courses during Brown's Wintersession.

 

Max Award: 
Phase 1 Curriculum Development: $4,000; Phase 2 Curriculum Implementation: $35,000
Deadline: 
late Spring 2017 for 2017-18 courses
Host Office: 
DOC
Contact: 
Besenia Rodriguez, Assoc. Dean for Curriculum; GELT@Brown.edu

Global Health Scholarship

The Global Health Scholarship provides funding to conduct global health research, service, and advocacy activities directly linked to Brown University faculty scholarly projects.

Max Award: 
$3,500
Deadline: 
November 1, 2016 and February 1, 2017
Host Office: 
Global Health Initiative
Contact: 
Elizabeth_Jackvony@Brown.edu

Global Mobility Program: Faculty Research

The Global Mobility Program: Faculty Research grant supports Brown University faculty who seek to conduct individual or collaborative research internationally, focusing on the University’s integrative themes,  for a period of two to six weeks. Awardees will be instrumental in strengthening existing and/or creating Brown international partnerships that have the potential to be expanded and sustained over time.

Max Award: 
$8,000
Deadline: 
TBD
Host Office: 
Dean of the Faculty

Global Mobility Program: Graduate Research Fellowship

The Global Mobility Program: Graduate Research Fellowship supports Brown University doctoral students who seek to conduct pre-dissertation or dissertation research abroad during one summer or academic semester. Expanding Brown’s global reach, award recipients will contribute to the institution’s mission of discovering, communicating, and preserving knowledge. To be competitive, research projects must build upon the University’s integrative themes and yield tangible outcomes. In addition, as part of its strategic mission, Brown wishes to support sustainable links with current institutional partners and develop potential new institutional partners, and as such, it is expected that grantees will serve as Global Brown Ambassadors by contributing to Brown’s visibility abroad.

Max Award: 
$9,000 or $13,000
Deadline: 
TBD
Host Office: 
Brown Graduate School

Graduate Council Conference Fund

The Graduate Council Conference Fund provides financial support to graduate students that have been invited to present research and are ineligible for financial assistance from other sources (Graduate School, home department, or external sources).

Max Award: 
$200 - $300
Deadline: 
Rolling deadline
Host Office: 
Graduate Student Council
Contact: 
GSC_Treasurer@brown.edu

Graduate Council Event Funding

The Graduate Council Event Funding seeks to promote the co-sponsoring of events or activities that are of interest to the Brown University graduate student body.

Max Award: 
$400
Deadline: 
Rolling deadline
Host Office: 
Graduate Student Council
Contact: 
GSC_Treasurer@brown.edu

Graduate International Colloquium Fund

The Graduate International Colloquium Fund supports collaborative campus-based activity that will strengthen or expand Brown University’s connection with the wider world of academic knowledge production, or that will provide new international perspectives on graduate students’ ongoing work.

Max Award: 
$5,000
Deadline: 
May 15, 2016
Host Office: 
Graduate School
Contact: 
elsa_amanatidou@brown.edu

Grant Resubmission Awards

Grant Resubmission Awards, a pilot program for 2015-2016, provides support for investigators to improve an already highly-rated proposal for re-submission. The awards will be for up to $15,000. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. 2016 Application Guidelines.

Max Award: 
$15,000
Deadline: 
Rolling deadline
Host Office: 
Office of the Vice President for Research
Contact: 
Margaret_Manning@Brown.edu

Harvey A. Baker Fellowships

The Harvey A. Baker Fellowships are awarded annually to outstanding members of the graduating class to aid them in undertaking graduate or professional study at a university of their choice either in the U.S. or abroad.

Only undergraduate seniors are eligible for this grant.

Max Award: 
$10,000
Deadline: 
March 3, 2017
Host Office: 
Dean of the College
Contact: 
Linda_Dunleavy@brown.edu

Humanities Research Funds 

Humanities Research Funds help support faculty research in departments and fields in the arts, humanities and social sciences with limited external funding opportunities. Faculty apply directly to their chairs for support; full-time faculty may request up to $1,800. 2016 Application Guidelines.

Max Award: 
$1,800
Deadline: 
November 15, 2016
Host Office: 
Office of the Vice President for Research
Contact: 
Margaret_Manning@Brown.edu

IE - Brown International Teaching Fellowship (ITF)

The ITF provides the opportunity to teach in Spain at IE University in Segovia, Spain as a fellow of the School of Arts and Humanities. The fellow will also be affiliated with the Cogut Center for the Humanities at Brown University. The fellowship offers the opportunity to develop and implement innovative curricula in one of Europe’s foremost professional degree-granting institutions while also providing time for research and career development.

Max Award: 
€ 40,000
Deadline: 
March 31, 2015
Host Office: 
Cogut Center for the Humanities
Contact: 
Rolf.Strom-Olsen@ie.edu

IR Program/US Air Force Academy

Convened annually since 1959, the Academy Assembly is an undergraduate student conference held by the United States Air Force Academy, co-sponsored with Columbia University's American Assembly. Held on the Academy grounds at the base of the Rampart Range, this student- planned and executed conference provides a unique opportunity for qualified undergraduates to discuss a topic of contemporary significance. Student delegates are divided into small roundtables and moderated by senior representatives from academia and government. Distinguished speakers provide expert perspective and information on the topic at hand. 

Max Award: 
The Mellon Foundation covers the cost of all expenses.
Deadline: 
November 1, 2017
Host Office: 
International Relations Program
Contact: 
Anita_Nester@brown.edu

Jack Ringer Summer in Southeast Asia Fellowship

The Jack Ringer Summer in Southeast Asia Fellowship is made possible through the generosity of Jack Ringer '52, who served in Burma after graduating from Brown. The award provides Brown students with up to $4,000 to support summer travel to Southeast Asia to conduct research or work in an internship.

Max Award: 
$4,000
Deadline: 
March 31, 2017
Host Office: 
Watson Institute for International Studies
Contact: 
Anita_Nester@brown.edu

James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program

The James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International peace is a private, nonprofit educational organization in Washington dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States. Founded in 1910, its work is nonpartisan and dedicated to achieving practical results. Through research, publishing, convening, and on occasion, creating new institutions and international networks, the Endowment associates shape fresh policy approaches. Their interests span geographic regions and the relations among governments, business, international organizations and civil society, focusing on the economic, political, and technological forces driving global change. James C. Gaither Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Carnegie Endowment’s senior associates.

Max Award: 
$3,000 per month for approximately one year
Deadline: 
December 12, 2016
Host Office: 
Dean of the College
Contact: 
Linda_Dunleavy@brown.edu

Judaic Studies Student Research Grants

The Program in Judaic Studies aims to promote and support the study of Jews and Judaism across Brown. Research grants are available for Brown undergraduate and graduate students working in related fields. 

Funds may be used in a wide variety of ways, including acquisition of research materials, traveling to research sites, etc. Preference will be given to those who have taken courses in or who plan to work with an adviser in the Program in Judaic Studies. Grant proposals can be for as little as $250 but should not exceed $1000.

Max Award: 
$250-$1000
Deadline: 
March 30, 2015
Host Office: 
Program in Judaic Studies
Contact: 
Susan_Rottenberg@brown.edu

Kobe University Global Research Internship Program (GRIP)

The Office of Global Engagement (OGE) is pleased to announce the Global Research Internship Program (GRIP) offered by our partner institution Kobe University. The GRIP provides graduate students in STEM fields the opportunity to conduct supervised research at Kobe University, its partner research centers, and corporations.

Max Award: 
Round-trip airfare and housing courtesy of Kobe University
Deadline: 
TBD
Contact: 
Shaira Kochubaeva

Lectureship Fund

The Lectureship Fund supports proposals to bring to the campus outstanding individuals from outside the Brown community. These individuals should present lectures of a broad and interdisciplinary nature or of current interest in a special area not ordinarily available at Brown University. The intent is to introduce people and topics that stimulate thought and discussion. The proposals can be for a single lecture or for a series of lectures that follow a coherent theme.

Max Award: 
$5,000
Deadline: 
April 15, 2017
Host Office: 
Dean of the Faculty
Contact: 
Dean_Of_Faculty@Brown.edu

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF)

The MMUF aims to increase the number of underrepresented minorities who earn PhDs in key fields.

This grant is awarded to undergraduate sophomores.

2014 MMUF Brochure.pdf

Max Award: 
$15,000
Deadline: 
March 6, 2017
Host Office: 
Dean of the College
Contact: 
shontay_delalue@brown.edu OR mmuf@brown.edu

Michael Bhatia Fund for Peace-keeping and Conflict Studies

The Fund underwrites field work, study abroad, or thesis research by International Relations concentrators working on peace-keeping and conflict studies.

Limited to Undergraduate Students Concentrating in International Relations.

Max Award: 
$2,000
Deadline: 
Rolling Deadline
Host Office: 
International Relations Program
Contact: 
Anita_Nester@brown.edu

New Initiative Collaboration Grants

The John Carter Brown Library (JCB) New Initiative Collaboration Grants are designed to foster new directions in humanities research and catalyze innovative partnerships across disciplines and departments on campus. With one of the world’s premier collections of primary materials related to the discovery, exploration, and settlement of the New World to 1825, the JCB invites Brown University faculty, researchers, graduate students and undergraduates to submit proposals that focus on areas that probe new ways of using the Library’s world-class collection. 

Max Award: 
$2500
Deadline: 
December 19, 2014
Host Office: 
The John Carter Brown Library
Contact: 
jcb-director@brown.edu

Pembroke Center Seed Grants for Collaborative Interdisciplinary Research

The Pembroke Center's competitive seed grant program supports collaborative research initiatives that involve Brown faculty from the humanities, social sciences, creative arts, and health sciences. In keeping with the Pembroke Center's intellectual mission, these research initiatives will examine intersecting dimensions of difference such as gender, sexuality, generation, work, class, race, ethnicity, language, citizenship, and religion. 

Max Award: 
$10,000
Deadline: 
April 1, 2017
Host Office: 
The Pembroke Center
Contact: 
Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg or Drew Walker

Research at Brown (RAB) Grant

Research at Brown (RAB) grants support student-initiated research projects and travel to present their research at conferences.

Max Award: 
$500
Host Office: 
Dean of the College
Contact: 
Barbara_Sardy@brown.edu

Research Seed Funds

Research Seed Funding was created to help faculty more successfully advance competitive research proposals. Investigators may propose projects with budgets up to $50,000 for one year.

Max Award: 
$50,000
Deadline: 
October 13, 2016
Host Office: 
Office of the Vice President for Research
Contact: 
Margaret_Manning@Brown.edu

Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Awards

The Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Awards were established to support excellence in scholarly work by providing funding for selected faculty research projects deemed to be of exceptional merit. Investigators may propose projects with budgets up to $15,000.

Max Award: 
$15,000
Deadline: 
November 29, 2016
Host Office: 
Office of the Vice President for Research
Contact: 
Margaret_Manning@Brown.edu

Royce Fellowship

The Royce Fellowship enables undergraduates to explore their developing interests and passions by way of pursuing a research, curricular development, or public service project of his or her own design in locations across the United States and around the world. Along with funding, the program confers lifetime membership in the Society of Royce Fellows, a community of student scholars, faculty fellows, and Royce alumni that offers a forum for reflection, inquiry, and intellectual engagement within the university. 


Max Award: 
$4,000
Deadline: 
February 7, 2017
Host Office: 
Swearer Center for Public Service
Contact: 
Kerrissa_Heffernan@Brown.edu

Royce Fellowship for Sport and Society

The Royce Fellowship for Sport and Society supports innovative research or applied projects conducted by undergraduates who have a record of excellence in academics and athletics. The Fellowship will fund proposals that explore the intersection of sport and human rights within a particular context, e.g., health, education, conflict resolution, public policy, disability rights, and gender equity.

Max Award: 
$4,000
Deadline: 
February 7, 2017
Host Office: 
Swearer Center for Public Service
Contact: 
Kerrissa_Heffernan@Brown.edu

Salomon Grant

Salomon Grants support the integration of innovative learning activities into an existing undergraduate course. Funds may be used to bring guest speakers to class, to finance class field trips, and to purchase demonstration materials for a course. Eligible courses enroll at least ten students. Faculty members are encouraged to apply for course support early in the term; funds are limited.

Deadline: 
May 31, 2017
Host Office: 
Dean of the College
Contact: 
Besenia_Rodriguez@brown.edu

Small Grants for Doctoral Student Research in Brazil

The Office of Global Engagement (OGE) invites Brown doctoral students to submit proposals for travel grants to support research in Brazil. The grants are funded by a generous anonymous gift to honor Professor James N. Green’s distinguished contributions to research and teaching on modern Brazil.

Max Award: 
$2,000
Deadline: 
March 1, 2015
Host Office: 
Brazil Initiative
Contact: 
Ramon_Stern@brown.edu

Social Innovation Fellowship

The Social Innovation Fellowship aims to support students growing a social venture over the summer, supported by a year of intensive skills training, complementary coursework, and a community of social entrepreneurs on campus offering mentorship and critique.

Max Award: 
$4,000
Deadline: 
Draft: November 14, 2016; Final: December 23, 2016
Host Office: 
Swearer Center for Public Service
Contact: 
Lizzie_Pollock@Brown.edu or elizabeth_malone@brown.edu.

South Asian Studies Student Fellowship

The South Asian Studies Student Fellowship supports a graduate or undergraduate summer project related to any region of South Asia outside of India. The South Asian Studies Fellowships offers $4,000 and supports student research interests in Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Sri Lanka. Projects may include research, an internship, a language learning program or a combination thereof.

Max Award: 
4,000
Deadline: 
February 22, 2016
Host Office: 
South Asian Studies
Contact: 
stephanie_abbott@brown.edu

The Marla Ruzicka International Public Service Fellowship

The Marla Ruzicka International Public Service Fellowship provides $3,500 to support the summer plans of one Brown undergraduate who displays the characteristics of compassion, determination, and selflessness in the pursuit of international human rights, post-conflict rehabilitation, or international public service in its most noble spirit, and whose summer plans reflect those traits.

Max Award: 
$3,500
Deadline: 
March 31, 2017
Host Office: 
Watson Institute for International Studies
Contact: 
Anita_Nester@brown.edu

The Saint Andrew's Society Scholarship

Since 1960, the Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York has offered two graduate scholarships annually to students of Scottish descent in order to promote cultural interchange and goodwill between Scotland and the United States. Saint Andrew’s Scholarships fund one year of study at any of the universities in Scotland. Brown is invited to nominate one candidate to the national competition.

Max Award: 
$30,000 to cover tuition and related academic expenses
Deadline: 
November 16, 2016
Host Office: 
Dean of the College
Contact: 
Linda_Dunleavy@brown.edu

Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards (UTRAs)

UTRAs provide support to Brown students collaborating with Brown faculty on research and teaching projects during the summer or the academic year.

Max Award: 
$4,000
Deadline: 
November 15, 2016; February 10, 2017; May 1, 2017
Host Office: 
Dean of the College
Contact: 
utra@brown.edu

Watson Institute for International Studies Collaboration Grants

The Watson Institute invites Brown University faculty and researchers to submit proposals to support projects, events, and initiatives aimed at building stronger ties between the Institute and other deparments and centers at Brown.

Announcement

Max Award: 
$10,000
Deadline: 
December 1, 2016
Host Office: 
Watson Institute for International Studies
Contact: 
edward_steinfeld@brown.edu

Watson Postdoctoral Fellows Program

The program provides opportunities for fellows to present their own work, and respond to that of their peers, through regular seminar series; to forge constructive relationships with senior colleagues, through a semi-formal mentoring program; to advance a major individual or collaborative research project, drawing on the Institute’s administrative and financial resources; and to teach and mentor undergraduates, especially those with interests in the Institute’s core areas of security, development and governance.

Max Award: 
Annual stipend of $55,000 and additional research fund of $2,500
Deadline: 
October 30, 2016
Host Office: 
Watson Institute for International Studies
Contact: 
catherine_lutz@brown.edu or keith_brown@brown.edu

Watson Senior Thesis Travel Grants

The Watson Senior Thesis Travel Grants are awarded to students who need to travel to conduct fieldwork for an approved senior thesis.

This grant is limited to Undergraduate Students Concentrating in International Relations or Development Studies.

Max Award: 
$2,000
Deadline: 
April 25, 2017
Host Office: 
Watson Institute for International Studies
Contact: 
Anita_Nester@brown.edu