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Diversity Center issues call for proposals

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

The Center for Public Policy in Diverse Societies is hosting a call for proposals for projects that contribute to academic research on diversity or enrich the broader community's engagement with issues of diversity. Two types of proposals will be funded:

Research Grants

The center will provide funding of up to $6,000 to support research projects that promote innovative, collaborative, and high-quality research in the field of public policy.

Eligibility: University of Michigan faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and doctoral students are eligible to apply.

Program Grants

The center will provide funding of up to $2,000 to support programs that promote understanding within the University community, and beyond, of the implications of diversity for public policy.

Eligibility: Proposals will be accepted from members of the U-M community including: students and registered student groups, staff and faculty. Collaborations with individuals, groups, or agencies outside the U-M will be considered, provided a University affiliate is a co-sponsor and submits the application.

Proposal Deadline: March 15, 2011

Additional information about the Diversity Center and the RFP is available at:
http://www.fordschool.umich.edu/diversitycenter/rfp/