• Read about SBS Research Support for FY 2015 by clicking here.

  • Cari Tusing (Anthropology) received the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship. Tusing researches violence, land scarcity, deforestation and food insecurity on rural livelihoods. She is also supported by an InterAmerican Foundation fellowship. Her research will be carried out in Portuguese, Spanish, and Guaraní. (Photo: C. Tusing)

  • Grad Students: Are you interested in feedback on a grant proposal? Are you looking for funding sources? Come to our Office Hours in Comm 309. RSVP here, or simply walk in. The next session is Thursday, October 8th, 10-11:30am.

  • Faculty interested in Law and the Social Sciences should apply for the yearly fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study. The deadline is November 1st. Read about the fellowship here. (Image: Musee du Louvre, Department des Arts graphiques)

  • The Wilson Center competition for nine month residency fellowships is open. Researchers investigating key issues regarding the changes in the U.S. and the world today are welcome to apply. Read more on the Wilson Center Website. The deadline is October 1st.

  • The UA has produced 223 Fulbright grantees since 1993. Students: the internal deadline for Fulbright applications is September 7th. Email emkotay@email.arizona.edu for more information on Student Fulbright opportunities.


  • The Center for Middle Eastern Studies has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad curriculum development grant. This funding will take 12 teachers and 2 university personnel to Oman and Zanzibar in summer 2016 for a 4-week travel/study program.


  • Congrats to SBS faculty member Adam Henry (Government and Public Policy), who is part of an NSF funded team composed of 14 institutions. The project investigates urban water sustainability. Read more about the UA's involvement with the project here. (Photo: Confluence Park)


  • The Documenting Endangered Languages program is supported by NSF and NEH to raise awareness and increase scholarship on endangered human languages. Interested in applying? Watch these outreach videos for advice on DEL and grant writing more generally. (Image: Languengl)


  • Congratulations to Confluence Graduate Fellowship recipient Gabriel Higuera (MAS) who is organizing an ethic studies conference for local high school students. (Image credit: Wikimedia Commons)


Welcome! SBSRI promotes research in the social and behavioral sciences through outreach to SBS faculty and students, through support for your interest in external funding opportunities, and through grants for research within the SBS community. SBSRI small grants are supported by the Senior Vice President for Research.



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FY2015-2016 ERE rates approved!

The UA FY 2015-2016 ERE rate proposal has been approved by the federal cognizant agency, Cost Allocation Services.  These rates may now be used for grant and contract proposals. The DHHS Rate Agreement date is June 16, 2015.  To access the new rates, click... read more

SBS Fall 2015 Research Courses

Interested in taking a course to increase your research skills? Click here to view a list of the research courses offered by SBS in Fall 2015!

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DOE Energy Forum - RSVP now

Faculty and staff are invited to a Department of Energy Workshop focussing on how UA faculty and leaders can best collaborate with DOE National Labs. The workshop is October 15th, 9:00-11:45am, in... Read More

Water, Environmental and Energy Solutions (WEES) Grants

WEES offers several grants, including support for workshops, seminar speakers, and proposal support. Proposals are also being accepted that will enable the purchase of equipment, instrumentation,... Read More

UA workshops for NSF educational proposal programs

National Science Foundation (NSF) and American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS) are offering institutions interactive workshops. The sessions at UA are:

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NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Smart and Connected Communities

The National Science Foundation aims to accelerate basic research on frameworks that will enable more livable, workable, sustainable and connected communities, utilizing data from multiple sources... Read More

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Graduate students researching the subjects of ethics or religion may be eligible for the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. Award amount is $25,000 to support 12 months of... Read More

Harry Frank Guggenheim Dissertation Fellowship

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Fellowship supports doctoral students for their final year. This fellowship funds research focusing on understanding human violence. The award is $20,000. Applications... Read More

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