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Call for Applications:

WISIR (Washington Institute for Study of Inequality & Race) Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research Grants

WISIR is accepting proposals for innovative student projects that are focused on the study of race, ethnicity, immigration, or inequality and politics. WISIR will offer research grants ranging from $250 to $1,000 to help undergraduate and graduate students conduct research projects. Students can utilize the funds to subsidize research costs such as visiting historical archives, fielding surveys, or completing interviews, etc.

Undergraduates are encouraged to present their findings at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. Graduate students should incorporate their funded work into conference papers, journal articles, and dissertations.

Eligibility:  Currently enrolled UW graduate students or undergraduate students are eligible to apply.

To apply:  Submit the following information to the online application:

1) Project description (maximum of 3 pages single spaced)

2) Budget and discussion of when the research will be conducted

3) Updated copy of Resume/CV

4) One letter of recommendation emailed directly to

Please fill out the application and upload information here:

Questions: Contact Professor Sophia Jordán Wallace, Associate Professor of Political Science, at

Deadline:  May 15, 2017 by 5:00PM PDT

Notification of Decision: May 30, 2017

More information about WISIR:

*Funding for this grant is supported by the UW Race and Equity Initiative. For more information, see