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Description and Purpose: To support graduate students in undertaking public-facing research, education, and engagement activities in partnership with a community organization or site and to develop partnerships that advance the principles and practices of diversity in concert with the IAS Mission, Values, and Goals, and the IAS Diversity Plan.
Examples include the design and facilitation of a community-based workshop, course, reading group, or performance. The project should be undertaken under academic supervision, as part of a capstone project or as directed research, and should include a plan for assessing the outcomes, impact, and process of the collaboration/engagement.
Successful petitions will:
Grant provision: $200-300 per project. 1-3 awards per year, as funds allow.
Eligibility: Enrolled IAS graduate students who have completed their first academic year coursework.
Deadline: Petitions for funds will be accepted on a rolling basis, year-round, and granted as funding permits.
Notification: Applicants will be notified by e-mail within four weeks of application submission.
Certification: By submitting this application, I certify that the information I have entered is correct to the best of my knowledge.
First Name: Required
Last Name: Required
Name of project: Required
Anticipated date(s): Required
Faculty member advising/supervising this project: Required
Advisor communication: Required
Describe the project and its intended goals (250-word maximum).
Estimated Costs: Required
Describe the activities that require funding (including proposed date, time, location) and the nature of that funding (eg, $x for supplies, or food, or space rental). Include all that apply.
Outline the role and contribution of the community organization or site.
Outline plans to assess and reflect on the project activities.