Application for Funding to Conduct Research
Due April 4, 2018
This application is for faculty and students who meet the criteria for one or more of the funds listed below.
We regularly receive more proposals than we can fund. We try to maximize the number of proposals we support, which typically amounts to up to $4,000 per award. Please keep this in mind as you submit your proposal and project budgets.
are eligible for the endowed Asher funds, the Douglas B. White Grant and Howes Grant.
are eligible for funding from the endowed Asher funds (Humanities and Social Sciences).
Note: Students and faculty wishing to pursue funding from the J. William and Katherine C. Asher Endowed Research Fund for Psychological Science should access that
application separately here
J. William Asher and Anne F. Harris Endowed Fund in the Humanities
The J. William Asher and Anne F. Harris Endowed Fund in the Humanities supports research and scholarly efforts in the areas of art, art history, classical studies, communication/theatre, English, film studies, history, modern languages, philosophy, and religious studies.
J. William and Dorothy A. Asher Endowed Fund in the Social Sciences
The J. William and Dorothy A. Asher Fund in the Social Sciences supports research and scholarly efforts in the social sciences. Recognizing that such pursuits can occur in a variety of disciplines and programs, including Conflict Studies, Women’s Studies, Economics and Management, History, Political Science, European Studies, Latin American Studies, and other area studies, activities in these and other fields shall be eligible for support with these funds if the research includes a significant social science component.
Douglas B. White Memorial Travel Grant
The Douglas B. White Memorial Travel Grant is designated for students pursuing projects in the Asian Pacific Rim, Africa, or South Asia. All disciplines eligible.
Frank W. Howes Student Summer Grant
The Frank W. Howes Student Summer Grant fund supports students carrying out off-campus undergraduate research projects during the summer. Travel away from campus must be essential for the research to take place. All disciplines eligible.