Calls For Proposals

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

Faculty Research Fellowships

The Call for Faculty Research Proposals for 2018-2019 has closed. The next Call for Proposals will be issued in Autumn 2018. Learn more »

Faculty Book Workshops

Proposals for faculty book workshops are accepted on a rolling basis for the 2017-18 academic year and beyond. Learn more »

Dissertation Support Grants

Applications for 2018-2019 Dissertation Support Grants are now being accepted. Advanced doctoral students in the Division of the Social Sciences are eligible. The deadline for submission is February 1, 2018.  Learn more »

Graduate Field Research Grants

Applications for 2018 Graduate Field Research Grants are now being accepted. All graduate students in the Division of the Social Sciences are eligible. The deadline for submission is February 1, 2018.  Learn more »

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