American Sociological Association:
Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline

  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Principal investigators (PI) and co-PI(s) must have a PhD or equivalent.
  • Award: up to $7,000
  • Deadline: June 15 Second Deadline: December 15
  • Details: Supported by the ASA through a matching grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the goal of this project is to nurture the development of scientific knowledge by funding small, groundbreaking research initiatives and other important scientific research activities such as conferences. FAD awards provide scholars with "seed money" for innovative research that has the potential for challenging the discipline, stimulating new lines of research, and creating new networks of scientific collaboration. The awards are intended to provide opportunities for substantive and methodological breakthroughs, broaden the dissemination of scientific knowledge, and provide leverage for acquisition of additional research funds.
  • Keywords: Sociology, sociological research, seed grant, conferences

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