Deadline Extended for IPEC Faculty and Graduate Student Funding Applications

by Kendall Belopavlovich | Institute for Policy, Ethics and Culture

IPEC is extending its application deadline to April 12 for Seed Research Grants.

Small grants are available to IPEC faculty and faculty-member-affiliated graduate students to conduct preliminary research in the following research areas without any priority:

  1. Social Media and Society
  2. Human Machine Culture
  3. Justice and Security in Energy Transitions
  4. Ethics in STEM
  5. Algorithmic Culture

Funds can be used for hourly pay, conference travel, or travel to collect data and access primary sources.

If you have questions about whether your research project fits within IPEC’s research scope, reach out to IPEC Associate Director Soonkwan Hong at

Evaluation criteria include:

  1. Previous research experience and productivity
  2. Scholarly merit of the proposed research project
  3. Potential for extended/continuous research program

All full-time IPEC faculty members are encouraged to use the faculty application form. The maximum funding amount is $5,000, with an expected average of $2,500.

All full-time graduate students whose advisors are IPEC members are encouraged to use the graduate student application form. The maximum funding amount is $5,000, with an expected average of $3,000.

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