CISSR supports University of Chicago faculty and graduate student research through four distinct funding mechanisms:

Faculty Book Workshops & Monograph Enhancement Awards

Proposals for faculty book workshops and monograph enhancement awards are accepted on a rolling basis. Learn more »

Faculty Research Fellowships

The 2019-20 call for applications is now closed. A new call will be issued in Fall of 2019. Learn more »

Dissertation Support Grants

The next call for Dissertation Support Proposals will be issued in Winter 2019. Learn more »

Graduate Field Research Grants

The next call for Graduate Field Research Proposals will be issued in Winter 2019. Learn more »

We welcome proposals for internationally oriented and empirically grounded social science research projects from diverse theoretical and methodological perspectives.