Sheldon Stryker Graduate Research Grant

Sheldon Stryker Graduate Research Grant

Background

This award, funded by the Sheldon Stryker Graduate Scholarship Fund, is intended to provide one-time support to a research project that promises to significantly advance a Sociology graduate student's research agenda. Graduate students may receive up to $1,000 to cover research expenses, such as respondent recruitment, transcription, travel related to data collection, and othe ractivities directly related to the proposed research. Travel to conferences, normal living expenses, tuiton/fees, routine supplies, and computers, are not supported by this award. Collaborative projects between faculty and graduate students are not eligible for funding; collaborative projects among graduate students will be considered.

Eligibility

Sociology graduate students conducting independent research that involves unusual research expenses

Award

Graduate students may receive up to $1,000 to cover research expenses, such as respondent recruitment, transcription, travel related to data collection, and other activities directly related to the proposed research. Travel to conferences, normal living expenses, tuiton/fees, routine supplies, and computers, are not supported by this award. Collaborative projects between faculty and graduate students are not eligible for funding; collaborative projects among graduate students will be considered.

Materials to submit
  1. curriculum vitae
  2. a 1-2 page description of the porposed research and its role in advancing the student's research agenda
  3. project timeline
  4. IRB approval letter (or evidence that an IRB application has been submitted)
  5. a detailed budget including a written justification for the expenses
Criteria for selection
  1. quality of proposed research
  2. quality of research accomplishments to date
  3. timely progress toward the Ph.D.
Application deadline

The deadline to apply is March 25. Submit all materials electronically to the graduate secretary as a single PDF file. Successful applicants will be informed of their selection by the end of the current academic year.

Contact the graduate secretary