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Seed Grants

About ISERP Seed Grants

ISERP seed grants fund a limited number of investigators who seek to undertake major research programs that may require initial results or proof of concept to attract external funding.  We provide seed grants for projects pursuing basic social science inquiry and policy related study.  ISERP’s seed grant program has the following goals. Click here to learn more about our seed grants.

Apply for Seed Grants

The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy announces a one-year research Seed Grant Award opportunity of up to $30,000. Click here for more information about applying. 

2017 Seed Grant Awards

Click here to see a list of ISERP's most recent seed grant awards. 


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