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Emerging Technology Research Grant

CUIT invites researchers to submit proposals for experimentation and innovative use of emerging technologies in their research. These technologies include (but are not limited to) 3D printing/scanning, AR/VR, AI, Machine learning, and drones. Submissions can be made on a rolling basis and five proposals will be funded each fiscal year, for the sum not exceeding $20,000.

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Addressing Racism: A Call to Action for Columbia Faculty Seed Grant Opportunity

The Office of the Provost is issuing a request for proposals to provide seed grant funding for faculty and/or academic units within the Columbia community that engage with issues of structural racism. The goal of this initiative is to provide resources to enable collaborative dialogue, action, and insight for systemic change towards racial equity. We anticipate that awards will be funded up to $5,000. Projects that are complex, such as interdisciplinary collaborations, can be funded up to $10,000.

Deadline: 

Thursday, November 4, 2021

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IRCPL Dissertation Fellowship

The IRCPL Dissertation Fellowship provides students with $5,000 towards the completion of the dissertation over the course of an academic semester (typically the fall semester). Fellowship recipients must be in registered full-time at Columbia University for the duration of the award period and are expected to contribute to the intellectual life of the Institute.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Collaboratory Fellows Fund

The program will award grants to pairs of instructors, one with disciplinary/area expertise and one with data-science/computational expertise, to collaborate on the development and teaching of new material that embeds data or computational science into a more traditional domain or the reverse, embeds business, policy, cultural and ethical topics into the context of a data or computer science curriculum. The new content should use pedagogy, instruction, and delivery methods that are fitting for the specific student cohort.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Humanities War and Peace Initiative

Applications are invited across four primary areas: scholarly collaborations on topics around war and peace, including those that feature work in a global context and involving the Columbia Global Centers; support for scholarship within current structures, where an emphasis on war and peace can transform the nature and outcomes of the work; support for courses that focus on war and peace; support for work beyond academia, involving partnerships with groups or individuals, locally or well beyond; other related projects, as envisioned by applicants.

Deadline: 

Monday, March 1, 2021

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Interdisciplinary Research Projects

The Center for the Study of Social Difference at Columbia University (CSSD) is an interdisciplinary research center supporting collaborative projects that address gender, race, sexuality, and other forms of inequality to foster ethical and progressive social change. The Center’s work has two overarching research streams: “Women Creating Change” and “Imagining Justice.”

Deadline: 

Friday, March 11, 2022

Research Initiatives in Science & Engineering (RISE)

The Office of the Executive Vice President for Research annually sponsors the Research Initiatives in Science & Engineering (RISE) funding competition, which awards seed monies to initiate very early-stage, potentially high-impact, interdisciplinary, and high-risk research collaborations that may trigger novel scientific paradigms.

Deadline: 

Monday, October 18, 2021

Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research Seed Grant

The Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research (CAETR) seeks to highlight the groundbreaking work being done on our campus around women and girls of color, to build capacity in order to bolster and expand existing research projects, and to support the creation of new initiatives. Finally, it also aims to support collaborative work with institutional and community partners.

Deadline: 

Monday, June 1, 2020

Precision Medicine and Society Pilot Grant Program

Pilot grant awards for Columbia faculty, post-docs, and graduate students are available from the Precision Medicine and Society Program (part of Columbia’s Precision Medicine Initiative). The awards are designed to support work on issues relating to the social, legal, economic, humanistic and ethical impact on society of the introduction of precision medicine and new genomic technologies.

Deadline: 

Friday, December 3, 2021

CELSS Seed Grants for Untenured Faculty - Online Experiments

The Columbia Experimental Laboratory in the Social Sciences (CELSS) announces a seed-grant competition targeted to untenured faculty members for experimental projects that will make use of the lab.

Deadline: 

Friday, January 22, 2021

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