Research Grants

The UCLA Institute of American Cultures (IAC) invites applications for support of research on African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, and Chicanas/os for 2020-2021. 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

  • UCLA faculty, staff, graduate students, and IAC visiting scholars.
  • Reimbursement basis only.
  • Funds for purchase of permanent equipment provided only under exceptional circumstances.
  • Conference travel, whether for presenting or attending, is not reimbursable.
  • Grant Period: July 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021. Applications available October 15, 2019 and must be received by 11:59 p.m., March 1, 2020. 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.
  • If you have been awarded this grant for the last two academic year (2018-19 and 2019-20), you are not eligible to apply for a 2020-21 grant.

To Apply: Application available online at https://sa.ucla.edu/IAC/ResearchGrant

Preview of the application pages.

For further information, please contact the coordinator of the appropriate UCLA Ethnic Studies Research Center.