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SIEPR Faculty Seed Funding

SIEPR offers seed funding of up to $10,000 for affiliated faculty and Young Scholars to pursue high-risk research projects on a small scale before exploring external funding sources, to fill in gaps left by existing funding arrangements for large-scale projects, or towards conferences in line with SIEPR's mission. Preference will be given to proposals from early-career researchers.

Please complete the following form to apply for funding.  Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis by the SIEPR Director and Deputy Director. If you have any questions, please contact SIEPR program manager Elena Cryst at

Please indicate the date by which you wish to begin spending the funding.
Please provide a short description of your intended purpose with the requested funding.
Please attach a proposal for your requested funding of 2-3 pages.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Please attach a budget indicating how funding will be allocated and how it fits with existing funding (if applicable).
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf docx xls xlsx xml.