Faculty Small Grants Program

Fall 2018 Call for Applications

 

The University of Michigan’s Population Dynamics and Health Program (PDHP), part of the Population Studies Center at the Institute for Social Research, is pleased to accept applicationsfor its Fall 2018 Faculty Small Grants Program.  PDHP offers four types of small grants — (1) Pilot Project Seed Grants, (2) Methods Development Small Grants, (3) Mini Seed Grants for Project Development, and (4) Mini Grants for Computing and Secure Data Analysis — as described below. Follow the linked title for details and application form.

Type of Small Grant Purpose Award Size* Eligible Faculty Application Due Date
Pilot Project Seed Grants To fund pilot projects in population science that enhance the strength of subsequent proposals to NIH (or other external sources) for full-scale population science research projects. Most grants will range from $10,000 to $15,000, but grants above this range will also be considered. All U-M faculty 5:00 p.m.  Thursday, October 18, 2018
Methods Development Small Grants To support work that advances population science by developing, testing, and implementing new methods that meet researchers’ needs across existing projects and/or in new proposals Most grants will range from $10,000 to $15,000, but grants above this range will also be considered. PDHP Faculty Affiliates 5:00 p.m. Thursday, October 18, 2018
Mini Seed Grants for Project Development To support PHDP Faculty Affiliates who are developing projects that are externally funded or are likely to lead to external funding and are in need of relatively small-scale support. Up to $3,000 PDHP Faculty Affiliates Applications  reviewed on a rolling basis
Mini Grants for Computing and Secure Data Analysis To support PDHP faculty affiliates in need of high-performance computing and other computing resources (including setting up secure workspaces for sensitive data) Up to $3,000 PDHP Faculty Affiliates Applications  reviewed on a rolling basis

* All small grants cover direct costs only; no indirect costs allowed.

Interested in becoming a faculty affiliate of the Population Dynamics and Health Program?

For questions about PHDP faculty small grants program, please write to pdhp-info@umich.edu.