Securing Research Funding

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Social scientists at UMass have raised millions in research funding across disciplinary boundaries, creating new knowledge and research centers in the process. ISSR offers resources and links to help you find funding for your research.

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Seed Grants

ISSR administers or supports several internal seed funding opportunities aimed at helping UMass researchers develop proposals for external backing..

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Grant support

Social science faculty interested in sponsored research can request free assistance in completing applications for grants, contracts, and fellowships; navigating submission processes with the University and sponsoring organizations; award set-up; and managing post-award activities.

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ISSR Scholars Program 

The ISSR Scholars Program provides time and resources for faculty members to develop new sponsored research proposals in an interdisciplinary process of peer mentorship..

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