- Student Fellowships & Grants
- Faculty Funding
- Asia Library Travel Grants
- Teacher Funding
- Digital Scholarship Workshop Travel Grants
- Language Lecturer Funding
Deadline: December 1 and March 1, annually
The Fund provides up to $10,000 to help support the organization of conferences, seminars, workshops, and lecture series by LRCCS Faculty Associates, Center Associates, and Doctoral Associates. Teams of two or more, including a LRCCS faculty associate as the principle investigator (PI), are eligible to apply (see the Eligibility section below for more details) with preference given to proposals that seek to foster interdisciplinary scholarship and the crossing of regional boundaries. The PI will serve as the primary contact person. Funds will be disbursed by LRCCS to the PI’s home unit, which will have primary responsibility for hosting the event. All proposals require the signature of the key administrator of the PI’s home unit, acknowledging the unit’s involvement in hosting the proposed event.
Eligibility: Groups of two or more faculty associates, center associates, and doctoral associates are eligible to propose an event. The principle investigator should be a LRCCS Faculty Associate.
Amount: Up to $10,000 per seminar/workshop.
Deadline: Fall Term deadline: November 15th; Winter Term deadline: January 15th
Application Review Process & Guidelines: After submission, all applicants are expected to meet with LRCCS staff to discuss the proposed budget and logistics of the event; changes to the proposal can be made in response to this meeting. Final proposals will be approved by the Executive Committee with applicants notified by the Center approximately eight weeks after the application deadline.
The guidelines are as follows:
- Groups of two or more faculty associates, center associates and doctoral associates are eligible to propose an event. The principle investigator should be a LRCCS Faculty Associate.
- Priority will be given to events that include a public component and/or a graduate-student-oriented component. These events should be open not only to UM faculty and students, but also to faculty and students from universities in the surrounding area.
- The proposed events should be interdisciplinary.
- Events that cross regional boundaries are encouraged.
- Partnerships with other UM centers and programs, both those within the International Institute and without, are encouraged.
- Funds will be disbursed by LRCCS to the PI’s home unit, which will assume responsibility for oversight of funds and for running the event.
- UM’s travel expense policy and LSA’s hosting policy will apply.