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Research Support

Junior Faculty Research Grants

The Stanford King Center invites proposals from Stanford junior faculty members for small projects or for seed funding of new research on topics relevant to global development and poverty. Proposals will be accepted and considered twice yearly, in January and June.

The proposed work may involve the broad range of disciplines in international development. These include but are not limited to earth sciences, economics, engineering, medicine, political science, policy, individually or in combination.

Expected seed funding for each project is up to $80,000.

The application deadlines for the 2019-20 academic year are Monday, January 13, 2020 and Monday, June 1, 2020.

Download the RFP for junior faculty grants

 

Support for Conferences and Events

The King Center invites proposals from all Stanford faculty for conferences, lectures, workshops, or multi-day conferences on topics relevant to global development and poverty.  Proposals that bring together faculty in new ways are encouraged. Topics may involve the broad range of disciplines in international development, including but not limited to earth sciences, economics, engineering, medicine, political science, policy, individually or in combination.  Events may be academically oriented or aim to bring policymakers or private-sector leaders and academics together.

King Center staff will be available to assist with event planning and logistics.

Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Download the RFP for conferences and events


Capacity-building and policy-engagement activities

The Stanford King Center invites proposals from Stanford faculty for capacity-building and policy-engagement activities that support academics, government officials, or other policymakers in low- and middle-income countries.

Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis.

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Emergency research funding

The Stanford King center recognizes that conducting research in low- and middle-income countries is increasingly complex and that in extraordinary cases, faculty may have emergency funding needs for ongoing projects. The center has made limited funds available for this purpose.

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