The Public Policy Center is accepting proposals for its Summer Scholar-in-Residence program.
Goal: to provide an opportunity for a scholar or team of scholars to work at the Public Policy Center on a policy-relevant research project. Preference will be given to projects that align with one or more of the PPC’s program or topics. Project deliverables could include a grant application, journal article, or other scholarly work.
- Spend 2-4 weeks onsite at the PPC during the summer period with times established prior to the program;
- Produce the deliverable identified in the proposal submission;
- Present your research and results at the beginning of the fall semester during a PPC Lunch and Learn session;
- Write a blog post, fact sheet, or policy brief describing the work and the policy relevance of the research;
- Acknowledge the support of the PPC in any presentations or publications resulting from the summer’s activities
- Office space at the PPC for up to three people
- Administrative and IT support including computers, software and other office supplies
- Document editing, formatting and graphic design assistance (if appropriate)
- Financial support
- Up to $3000 per project for a 2-week period
- Up to $6000 per project for a 4-week period
To apply, please provide:
- Title of the project
- Proposed start and end dates of proposed project (any continuous 2- to 4-week period between mid-May and mid-August) when all collaborators will be in residence
- Name, rank, department, office mailing address, and e-mail address for each participant
- Short abstract (300 or fewer words)
Narrative (maximum of three pages, single-spaced)
- What do you propose to do?
- Why is it important and policy-relevant?
- What earlier work has been done on the project and related areas by the applicant(s), individually or collaboratively?
- If proposing a team project, what is the value of the collaboration? Include the value of working together, face-to-face, at the Public Policy Center.
- What will be achieved by the end of the grant period?
- How will you disseminate your work—through publication, presentation, other?
- When do you estimate the project will be completed?
- Please specify the most likely publisher, journal, or venue and explain.
Curriculum Vitae for each participant (maximum three single-spaced pages)
Submit application in PDF format to email@example.com no later than Friday, April 10, 2020. Funding notifications will be sent by April 30.