The SSRC’s new Social Data Research and Dissertation Fellowships, supported by the Omidyar Network, fund projects on the collection and analysis of social data—especially in relation to democracy and the US election, including the potential impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Applications are due by June 16, 2020
As part of the Council’s new Covid-19 Initiative in partnership with the Henry Luce Foundation, the SSRC has launched Rapid-Response Grants to support research projects that use remote methods to investigate key issues relating to the global impact of the Covid-19 crisis, such as social distancing, public trust, and racial inequality. Apply by June 1, 2020
CFP | The Transregional Collaboratory on the Indian Ocean invites proposals for planning grants to develop collaborative research projects that explore the effects of political, economic, and social processes in contexts of climate and environmental change in and across Indian Ocean countries (deadline: May 8).
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a two-year, $2,881,000 grant to the Council’s Mellon Mays Graduate Initiatives Program in support of its work addressing underrepresentation in college and university faculties and the academy more broadly
The Program on Religion and the Public Sphere, with the support and partnership of the Fetzer Institute, is now accepting applications for the Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal Fellowship, aiming to bring knowledge of the place of religion and spirituality into scholarly and public conversations about renewing democracy in the United States (deadline: March 16, 2020)