Guidelines for proposals

Grants are only for studying aboriginal languages and cultures of the Americas.
There are three categories of grants, with funding limits tied to the US dollar ($3,000, $6,000, and $9,000 USD).
Allowed expenses include consultants, research assistants, travel, accommodation, equipment.
Disallowed expenses include researcher salaries, tuition, per diems, food, institutional overhead, administration.
The deadline for proposals is February 15, after which projects are approved or rejected, usually by May 1.
2 letters of recommendation are required.
For further information, see our guidelines.

Please use our proposal form to apply.

NOTE: After emailing your files to us we will send you a message to confirm receipt. This may take a few days as we manually check and respond.

Checklist for JRF projects

Apply by Feb 15.
Following notification of successful proposal (around May 1), receive and return deed confirming acceptance of award. Complete and return tax form.
Receive check, carry out project.
After conclusion of project:
Archive materials with UW library.
Submit final report to JRF.