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Research Grant Program in Ethnic Studies

The Institute of American Cultures (IAC) invites applications for support of research on African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, and Chicanas/os for 2017-2018. The Institute also invites proposals on interethnic relations that will increase collaboration between the Centers and/or between the Centers and other campus units.

Eligibility Requirements:
UCLA faculty, staff, graduate students, and IAC Visiting Scholars.
Funding: The Research Grant Program is on a reimbursement basis only. Funds for the purchase of permanent equipment will be provided only under exceptional circumstances. Conference travel, whether the applicant is presenting or attending, is not reimbursable.
Grant Period: July 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018.


Applications are available November 15, 2016 and must be received by 11:59 p.m., March 13, 2017. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Applicants will be notified in May.
Prior to submission of the application, applicants should briefly discuss their proposal with the Coordinator of the appropriate Center, or in the case of interethnic proposals, with each applicable Center. All grant recipients, where appropriate, must comply with UCLA’s Protection of Human Subjects in Research before receiving funding.
To Apply: Application is available online at:  https://sa.ucla.edu/IAC/ResearchGrant
For further information, please contact the coordinator of the appropriate UCLA Ethnic Studies Research Center.
Institute of American Cultures
2329 Murphy Hall
Box 957244
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7244
(310) 825-6815

American Indian Studies Center

Renee White Eyes, M.A.
3220 Campbell Hall
(310) 206-7506

Asian American Studies Center

Melany De La Cruz-Viesca, M.A.
3230 Campbell Hall
(310) 206-7738

Bunche Center for African American Studies

Ana-Christina Ramon, Ph.D.
160 Haines Hall
(310) 825-7403

Chicano Studies Research Center

Rebecca Epstein, Ph.D.
193 Haines Hall
(310) 206-9185