• Did you know that National Institutes of Health (NIH) actually comprises of 27 separate institutes and centers? They may even have an opportunity for you!

  • The next round of SBSRI grants are due January 30, 2017.

  • Congratulations to researchers at the SBS School of Information who are teaming up with the American Astronomical Society to develop cyberinfrastructure to support the collection, dissemination and visualization of data in astronomy. (Image of Astrolabe by mangpages)

  • Desi Rodriguez-Lonebear, member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe from Montana and PhD student in the School of Sociology, has received a Health Policy Research Scholar Fellowship from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Her doctoral research focuses on indigenous demography, the process of counting, defining, and classifying indigenous peoples. Congratulations Desi!

  • The Center for Latin American Studies received funding from the U.S. Department of Education to develop a Brazilian Studies Program that integrates scholarship and Portuguese language into community outreach, research, and in-country student engagement with a focus on inequality and the use of social technology for civic participation (Image: LAS)

  • Estimated net amount of funding dollars searchable on Pivot. Start looking today!


  • The next Pivot workshop will be held on Thursday, October 20th, in Harvill room 322A from 10:00-11:00am.  Email Beth Stahmer, estahmer@email.arizona.edu, to reserve your seat!

  • Adam King (Linguistics) was the recipient of a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation for his work on preserving dialects of Mayan language K'iche', spoken in central Guatemala. (Image: Christopher Crouzet

  • MAP for Southern Arizona published an article by Daoqin Tong, Stephanie Buechler, and Yang Bao of the School of Geography and Development, which identifies 38 food deserts in Tucson. For more information, click here. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

  • Developing fellowship and grant proposals takes time! SBSRI recommends that you allow at least six months to fully develop a competitive application. Contact Beth Stahmer for more information on our proposal development services. 

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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FY2016-2017 ERE rates approved!

The UA Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Employee Related Expense (ERE) rate proposal has been approved by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  Effective immediately, please prepare all proposals using the new ERE rates for budget periods in FY 2017 and beyond.  The DHHS Rate Agreement... read more

SBS Fall 2016 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 2016!

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Upcoming webinars for fellowship in Latin America

The Inter-American Foundation is offering a series of webinars for individuals applying for their Grassroots Development Fellowship. The fellowship funds four to twelve months of... Read More

Scholarship for dissertation writing on peace and conflict

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Scholarship for Research in Berlin, Germany

The Study Foundation of the Berlin House of Representatives supports a year-long research and study... Read More

Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Doctoral students in the final stages of dissertation writing may be eligible for support from the Marshall Foundation. The deadline for submissions is November 7th. For more information, click... Read More

Institute for LGBT Studies Faculty Seed Grant Opportunities

The Institute for LGBT Studies and the Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry are accepting applications for Faculty Seed Grants to support interdisciplinary writing and research projects. These... Read More

Funding for Travel and Research to Scandinavia

The American-Scandinavian Foundation offers a number of fellowship and grant opportunities to graduate students interested in studying, conducting research, or pursuing creative projects in Nordic... Read More

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