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IGCC Funding Opportunities for 2012-2013!

The UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation will award funds to graduate students, post-docs and faculty.

IGCC will award funds to graduate students, post-docs, and faculty in several categories. The deadline is March 9, 2012, 5 p.m. PST.  Click here to begin or complete an application.

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For Students

Applicants may apply for one of the fellowships, not both. Additional restrictions apply to the NSSC fellowship. The review committee reserves the right to change fellowship categories for applicants if they are deemed more suitable for consideration in the other competition.

1. IGCC Dissertation Fellowship

This fellowship offers up to $18,000 in stipend, research, and travel support. These fellowships consist of a nine-month stipend of $15,000 (October to June) to defray living expenses and an additional award of up to $3,000 in justified research and travel support. Doctoral students enrolled in the University of California, including J.D./Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., and M.D. with thesis, are eligible to apply for the IGCC dissertation fellowship.

Applicants must advance to candidacy by June 30, 2012, to receive funding. U.S. citizenship is not required.

2. International Nuclear Security Dissertation Fellowship

An international nuclear security dissertation fellowship offers up to $20,000 in stipend. These fellowships are funded by the National Nuclear Security Association (NNSA) via the National Science and Security Consortium (NSSC) and consist of a nine-month stipend of $20,000 (October to June) to defray living expenses. Doctoral candidates enrolled in the University of California or at a consortium university (Michigan State University, Washington University, and University of Nevada Las Vegas) including J.D./Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., and M.D. with thesis, are eligible to apply for the international security dissertation fellowship.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and must advance to candidacy by June 30, 2012, to receive funding. Additional restrictions apply to this category. Please see the RFP for details.

Download the Dissertation Fellowship RFP and budget examples for Standard Fellowship or NSSC Fellowship

More information about the IGCC 2012–13 Dissertation Fellowship competition

For Faculty and Post Docs

3. IGCC Project Development Grants (5 grants at $25,000 available)

UC faculty is eligible to apply for our Project Development Grants. IGCC seeks to award five grants at $25,000 each for intra-campus or multi-campus long-term project development in areas of interest to IGCC. See research themes in the RFP. These grants can serve as seed money for larger, catalytic research programs or foci that could tie in to IGCC’s long-term institutional interest. They can also be used to fund small conferences, policy briefings or other programmatic activities.

4.  NSSC Nuclear Collaborative Research Grants (Pool of $25,000 available)

UC and consortium university faculty and postdoctoral fellows are eligible to apply for our Nuclear Collaborative Research Grants. These grants are funded by the National Nuclear Security Association (NNSA) via the National Science and Security Consortium (NSSC) and are intended to support cross-campus, social science research collaboration on nuclear security.  Interdisciplinary science – social science projects are also eligible.  These grants can serve as seed money for larger, future research programs. They can also be used to fund research trips or assist in covering other research costs, such as graduate student research support, publication costs, etc.

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. Consortium universities include Michigan State University, Washington University, and University of Nevada Las Vegas. Additional restrictions apply to this category. Please see the RFP for details.

5. NSSC Nuclear Campus Programming and Educational Project Grants (4 grants at $10,000 each available)

UC and consortium university faculty and postdoctoral fellows are eligible to apply for our Nuclear Campus Programming and Educational Project Grants.  These grants are funded by the National Nuclear Security Association (NNSA) via the National Science and Security Consortium (NSSC). Applicants for these grants must apply under theme three only.  Examples of such programming include nuclear security public lectures, symposia, or workshops. We encourage applications for programs that are geared toward undergraduates in order to help broaden the pipeline of students preparing for graduate work in nuclear sciences and social sciences.

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. Consortium universities include Michigan State University, Washington University, and University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Download the Faculty Grant RFP

For more information go to http://igcc.ucsd.edu/support/201213-funding-competition/.

For more info please contact:
Laura Martin
858-534-2990
lauramartin@ucsd.edu

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