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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. Grant applicants must consult the PLU Travel Advisory Policy for Faculty and Staff International Travel to Countries with Travel Advisories. Per policy guidelines, PLU will not fund travel to high risk areas (https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html/).

All full time tenured, tenure-track, visiting faculty members, and associates to the faculty at PLU are welcome to apply. Individual faculty may apply for up to $3,300 to support research conducted internationally. Proposals are strongly encouraged from faculty intending to conduct research in locations where they have had prior experience. Participation of emeritus faculty and members of the PLU staff for mentoring or research purposes will be considered in special circumstances. In determining the allocation of funds, priority will be given to full time tenured and tenure-track faculty.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Wang Research Grants 2021-2022 03/01/2021 03/31/2021 TBA TBA