Mini-grants are non-competitive awards that typically do not exceed $1,500. The grants are to cover graduate or undergraduate research time and the associated fringe benefits, the purchase of supplies, including research-related software or hardware, research-related travel expenses, consultant costs, and miscellaneous research expenses. Conference travel is not permitted. Individuals are eligible for this program only if their research accounts or other available funds cannot cover the purchases. For more information please visit the grant's homepage.
Social Sciences tenured and tenure-track faculty, Professors in the Practice, postdoctoral fellows, and lecturers.
Proposals will be evaluated by the Dean of Social Sciences and the Social Sciences Research Institute (SSRI) Grants Manager.
The primary criterion for a successful proposal is how immediately necessary the request seems to be to facilitate the research project. Is the purchase integral to the continuation and success of the project?
Submit the following to the Social Science Research Institute Office (Baker 180-I) or to Christopher Rodriguez (firstname.lastname@example.org; 713-348-2985) no later than 5:00 P.M. on Friday November 18, 2016. Please note that all application materials should be prepared using a minimum of 11-point Arial or Times New Roman and one-inch margins. Questions related to the preparation of the application packet should also be directed to Christopher.