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Small Grants in Computational Social Science (CSS)

Grants to USA Doctoral Fellows, Doctoral
Students, and Junior Faculty for Research Opportunities

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Russell Sage Foundation (RSF)

Deadline Date:

03/17/20

Description:

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Grants to USA doctoral fellows, doctoral students, and junior faculty at IHEs for social science research. New applicants must create an online account at least 48 hours prior to applying. Funding is intended to improve living and social conditions in the United States. The Foundation is primarily interested in social science research that explores and improves understanding of social, psychological, political and economic outcomes.

RSF’s initiative on Computational Social Science supports innovative social science research that utilizes new data and methods to advance understanding of the research issues that comprise its core social science programs in Social, Political, and Economic Inequality, Behavioral Economics, Future of Work, and Race, Ethnicity and Immigration. Limited consideration will be given to research that focuses primarily on methodologies, such as causal inference and innovations in data collection. 

Examples of the types of research topics of interest are highlighted in the Computational Social Science (CSS) RFP and a description of recent grants can be found at https://www.russellsage.org/research/computational-social-science.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184931

Estimated Size of Grant:

There is a $10,000 lifetime limit for the Small Grants in CSS.

Term of Contract:

RSF restricts the project period to one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be advanced doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows, or non-tenured junior faculty members who are no more than two years beyond the receipt of their Ph.D. (or equivalent graduate degree). There are no limitations on the disciplinary background of the researcher. The Foundation encourages applications from scholars who are traditionally underrepresented in the scientific disciplines and RSF’s application pool.

No funds may be used to support (1) salary or conference travel for the investigator or co-authors, or (2) the purchase of computer hardware or software. A budget that appears to be excessive will be grounds for rejecting a proposal. For detailed information about what can and cannot be included in the budgets, as well as the budget template, see the RSF Budget Guidelines at: http://www.russellsage.org/how-to-apply/apply-project-awards/budget.

Pre-Application Information:

The next application deadline for CSS Small Grants is March 17, 2020.

Applications are generally reviewed within 8 weeks.

Proposals should be submitted through RSF’s online application portal. New applicants must create an account and must allow up to 48 hours for a new account to be approved.

For Eligibility and Guidelines, see: https://www.russellsage.org/how-to-apply/small-grants-apply/guidelines.

For FAQs: https://www.russellsage.org/how-to-apply/small-grants-apply/faq

For grant writing guidelines: https://www.russellsage.org/grant-writing-guidelines

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Grant Portal: https://rsf.fluxx.io/user_sessions/new

If you have any questions or problems with Fluxx, please contact grantsmgt@rsage.org.

Russell Sage Foundation
112 E. 64th Street
New York, NY 10065
Phone: (212) 750-6000
Email: info@rsage.org

General inquiries about the foundation's project grants and programs may be directed to the foundation's main line at (212) 750-6000 or programs@rsage.org.

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