The University of Massachusetts Amherst

SBS Faculty Grant Application

In order to support the development and growth of the diverse and excellent faculty research in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Dean’s Research Council offers the following grants each year: Research Support Grants and Conference and Visitor Grants.
Grant Eligibility
All ranks of tenure track faculty and lecturers whose major responsibilities include research are eligible to apply to both categories.
Grant Timeline
The Fall 2019 deadline was October 18, 2019 and the Spring 2020 deadline is March 27, 2020.
Application Criteria
Complete applications should include the applicant's CV, proposal narrative, and budget. Research Support applicants must also submit a bibliography. Applicants may also submit supplementary CVs. Proposal narratives should be no longer than 1,500 words (Research Support) or 1,000 words (Conference and Visitor).
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Academic Information
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File Uploads
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf docx.
Proposal narratives should be shorter than 1,500 words (Research Support) or 1,000 words (Conference and Visitor).
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
If applying for a Conference or Visitor Grant.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.