University Fund

A Partnership to Advance Social Science Scholarship

To mark its ninetieth anniversary, the Social Science Research Council has established the University Fund for the Social Sciences, a consortium of higher education partners providing annual financial support to enhance the infrastructure of social science research, catalyze interdisciplinary and cross-institutional collaborations, and help launch the careers of junior scholars, who are offered fellowships, workshops, and various forms of mentorship.

The following universities have joined the fund in recognition of the significant role that the Council plays in sustaining innovation in scholarship, building networks across the world to address public issues, and communicating social knowledge.

  • Arizona State University
  • Boston College
  • Brown University
  • City University of New York, the Graduate Center
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Duke University
  • Emory University
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard University
  • Indiana University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Michigan State University
  • New York University
  • Northwestern University
  • Princeton University
  • Rice University
  • Rutgers University (Camden, New Brunswick, Newark, and Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences)
  • Stanford University
  • Swarthmore College
  • The New School
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Southern California
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Yale University

“As we look toward the SSRC’s second century,” observes SSRC president Ira Katznelson, “the University Fund for the Social Sciences will increase the Council’s programmatic flexibility, expand our ability to galvanize scholars to work on significant policy questions, and extend the range and character of assistance we can offer to graduate students and faculty.”

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Kate Grantz, Executive Coordinator
Phone: 718-517-3613