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For Faculty

The King Center offers funding for research, policy engagement, and conferences, as well as opportunities to hire research assistants and invite visitors. Our research funding supports ambitious new initiatives as well as grants for Stanford faculty and postdoctoral scholars.

Learn more about our support for faculty
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For Graduate Students

The King Center awards research funding and fellowships to Stanford PhD students conducting research related to global development. Research funds can be used for original data collection, data purchases, and travel. Master’s students may apply to become part-time research assistants for Stanford faculty.

Explore our graduate student programs
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For Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students may apply for part-time research fellow positions or in-the-field research opportunities with Stanford faculty. The King Center also offers research funding and experiential learning opportunities and supports affiliated student groups and events.

Learn more about our programs for undergraduates
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For Prospective Predoctoral Fellows

The Predoctoral Research Fellows Program provides recent college graduates from diverse backgrounds with valuable training and experience with academic research before applying to PhD programs in fields related to global development and poverty alleviation.

Learn more about predoc opportunities
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For Prospective Postdoctoral Fellows

The King Center’s multidisciplinary postdoc program offers fellowships to recent PhD recipients from around the world. The center invites applications from PhDs with diverse academic backgrounds working on topics broadly related to global development.

Learn more about our postdoc program and how to apply
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For Prospective Visitors

The King Center’s visitors program provides an opportunity for the Stanford community to connect with faculty and researchers from other academic institutions, as well as policymakers working in global development. King Center faculty affiliates can nominate prospective visitors.

Learn more about the program and recent visitors