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Wang Center Research Grants - Student-Faculty
Tacoma, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Wang Research Grants
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Restrictions: PLU applicants only
Program Description:
The Wang Center Research Grant Program is designed to support students, faculty, and faculty-student teams that seek to conduct original research in an international setting. Consideration is also given to proposals seeking to conduct research within the United States on topics that underscore the connection of the local and the global on issues of diversity, social justice and sustainability. Proposals are reviewed by the Global Education Committee for recommendation to the Executive Director of the Wang Center for final approval by the Provost. All awards are administered through the Wang Center.

All grants awarded in spring are for activities to be carried out between June 1st and May 31st of the upcoming academic year. Seniors graduating in December must complete their projects by the end of the January following their graduation. Students graduating before the award year are not eligible (i.e. graduates in May of 2018 are not eligible for 2018-2019 grants) Grant projects by/with students cannot be undertaken in any location(s) designated by the U.S. State Department as having a “travel warning” (http://travel.state.gov/). Faculty wanting to research in a location with a US travel warning must consult the Executive Director of the Wang Center prior to submitting a proposal.

Grant proposals are invited from student-faculty teams to receive awards in the range of $5,000 – $7,500. All full time tenured and tenure-track faculty and long-term visiting faculty members at PLU are welcome to apply. Preference will be given to student-faculty teams who have not previously received Wang Center grant support; however, student-faculty teams engaged in on-going research may apply for a second grant. Proposals are strongly encouraged from teams intending to conduct research in locations where the student(s) and/or the faculty have had prior experience.

**Only one application is required per student-faculty research team. Please select one representative from your group to submit the online application. He or she will be asked to provide the required information for each of the other applicants.**

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Wang Research Grants 2018-2019 03/15/2018 04/06/2018 TBA TBA