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.
Resource Implementations for Data Intensive Research in the Social Behavioral and Economic Sciences (RIDIR)

Resource Implementations for Data Intensive Research in the Social Behavioral and Economic Sciences (RIDIR)

The NSF Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) seeks to support development of user-friendly large-scale next-generation data resources and relevant analytic techniques to advance fundamental research in SBE areas of study. Successful applicants will construct such databases and/or relevant analytic techniques and produce a finished product that will enable new types of data-intensive research. Deadlines: February 27, 2017.

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American Psychological Foundation (APF) Visionary Grants

American Psychological Foundation (APF) Visionary Grants

(APF) Visionary Grants seek to seed innovation through supporting research, education and intervention projects and programs that use psychology to solve social problems. Deadline: April 1, 2017.

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Dirksen Congressional Center Research Grants

Dirksen Congressional Center Research Grants

The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants to fund research on the U.S. Congress. The competition is open to political scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public administration or American studies, and journalists; the Center encourages graduate students who have successfully defended their dissertation to apply. Deadline: April 1, 2017.

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American Psychological Foundation (APF) Visionary Grants

American Psychological Foundation (APF) Visionary Grants

(APF) Visionary Grants seek to seed innovation through supporting research, education and intervention projects and programs that use psychology to solve social problems. Deadline: April 1, 2017.

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NEH Fellowships

NEH Fellowships

Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Projects may be at any stage of development. Deadline: April 12, 2017.

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William T. Grant Foundation Grants

William T. Grant Foundation Grants

Since its inception, the William T. Grant Foundation has been interested in facilitating a better understanding of how children and youth develop and thrive. Currently, the foundation is interested in research with the potential to improve the lives of young people between the ages of 5 and 25. Next deadline for letters of inquiry: May 3, 2017.

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American Sociological Association Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline

American Sociological Association Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline

The American Sociological Association invites submissions by Ph.D. sociologists for the Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline (FAD) awards. Deadine: June 15, 2017.

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NSF Law & Social Sciences (LSS) Program Grants

NSF Law & Social Sciences (LSS) Program Grants

Proposals that address social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules are considered for LSS Program grants. The program is inherently interdisciplinary and multi-methodological. Successful proposals describe research that advances scientific theory and understanding of the connections between law or legal processes and human behavior. Deadlines: August 1, 2017 (August 1 annually thereafter) and January 15, 2018 (January 15 annually thereafter).

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NSF Science, Technology and Society (STS) Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

NSF Science, Technology and Society (STS) Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

NSF STS Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (DDRIGs) provide funds for dissertation research expenses not normally available through the student's university. Deadline: August 3, 2017.

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NSF Political Science Program Research Grants

NSF Political Science Program Research Grants

These grants support scientific research that advances knowledge and understanding of citizenship, government, and politics. Research proposals are expected to be theoretically motivated, conceptually precise, methodologically rigorous, and empirically oriented. Deadlines: August 15, 2017 (August 15 annually thereafter) and January 16 (January 15 annually thereafter).

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NSF Political Science Program Research Grants

NSF Political Science Program Research Grants

These grants support scientific research that advances knowledge and understanding of citizenship, government, and politics. Research proposals are expected to be theoretically motivated, conceptually precise, methodologically rigorous, and empirically oriented. Deadlines: August 15, 2017 (August 15, annually thereafter) and January 16, 2018 (January 15, annually thereafter).

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