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W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Crime

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks investigator-initiated proposals for funding under the W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Crime from two categories of researchers: (1) scholars who are advanced in their careers; and (2) fellows who are early in their careers. The program supports research that places particular emphasis on the intersections of race, crime, violence, and the administration of justice within the United States.

Deadline: 

Monday, April 30, 2018

New Investigator/Early Career Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for applied research under a new program that supports new investigators early in academic careers to conduct studies that inform public safety, crime control and prevention, and/or the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice in the United States.

Deadline: 

Monday, March 27, 2017

Open Society Fellowship

OSF fellowships support research related to human rights, civil liberties, government transparency, justice, and social inclusion.

Deadline: 

Monday, February 4, 2019

National Security and Human Rights Campaign

Through this opportunity, the Open Society Foundation provides funding for research in national security policies related to human rights, civil liberties, discrimination, and counterterrorism.

Center on Global Energy Policy Grants

Grants will be awarded to support faculty research and public policy analysis focused on topics relevant to the Center’s mission. This includes policy-relevant work on economic, geopolitical, technical, institutional and environmental issues related to the production and consumption of energy. Funding will be available from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.

Deadline: 

Sunday, September 30, 2018

World Politics & Statecraft Fellowship

Each year, the Smith Richardson Foundation sponsors the World Politics and Statecraft Fellowship program, an annual grant competition to support Ph.D. dissertation research on American foreign policy, international relations, international security, strategic studies, area studies, and diplomatic and military history.

Deadline: 

Monday, October 7, 2019

Strategy & Policy Fellows Program

The Smith Richardson Foundation sponsors an annual Strategy and Policy Fellows grant competition to support young scholars and policy thinkers on American foreign policy, international relations, international security, military policy, and diplomatic and military history.
The purpose of the program is to strengthen the U.S. community of scholars and researchers conducting policy analysis in these fields.

Deadline: 

Monday, June 15, 2020

Decision, Risk and Management Sciences (DRMS)

The Decision, Risk and Management Sciences program supports scientific research directed at increasing the understanding and effectiveness of decision making by individuals, groups, organizations, and society. Disciplinary and interdisciplinary research, doctoral dissertation research improvement grants (DDRIGs), and workshops are funded in the areas of judgment and decision making; decision analysis and decision aids; risk analysis, perception, and communication; societal and public policy decision making; management science and organizational design.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Monday, January 18, 2021
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Thursday, August 18, 2022
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Friday, August 18, 2023
Thursday, January 18, 2024

Washington Center for Equitable Growth Grants

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a non-partisan organization that seeks to deepen the understanding of whether and how inequality affects economic growth and stability. Their academic grants program aims to build a portfolio of cutting-edge scholarly research that investigates the various channels through which economic inequality may (or may not) impact economic growth and stability, including both direct and indirect pathways.

Deadline: 

Sunday, January 26, 2020

The Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act

This Russell Sage Foundation initiative will support innovative social science research on the social, economic and political effects of the Affordable Care Act. We are especially interested in funding analyses that address important questions about the effects of the reform on outcomes such as financial security and family economic well-being, labor supply and demand, participation in other public programs, family and children’s outcomes, and differential effects by age, race, ethnicity, nativity, or disability status.

Deadline: 

Thursday, May 23, 2019

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