This supports innovative social science research that brings new data and methods to bear on questions of interest in the foundation’s core programmes in behavioural economics, future of work, race, ethnicity and immigration, and social inequality.

Applicants, both PIs and co-PIs, must have a PhD or comparable terminal degree, or a strong career background that establishes their ability to conduct high-level, peer-reviewed scholarly research. Early career scholars are encouraged to apply for presidential awards. Applicants from all nationalities may apply and do not have to reside in the US.

Project grants are worth up to USD 150,000 over a maximum period of two years. Presidential awards worth up to USD 50,000 are also available.

Deadline information. Letters of inquiry due by 2pm ET, 21 August 2017 and 31 May 2018; full proposals due by 2pm ET, 15 November 2017 and 15 August 2018.

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