Coronavirus Information

Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely. Our offices are closed to the public, but you can reach the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute (SBSRI), Monday–Friday 8am-5pm:

Get COVID-19 updates and information for the University of Arizona community. Also, see SBS resources for continuing instruction and learning.



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Want to secure funding for your research? SBSRI can help projects get rolling.

Our Services:

  • Individual consultations
    • Finding and evaluating funding opportunities
    • Connections to research-related resources
    • Proposal development and submission
  • Information sessions
    • Selected topics offered on a college-wide basis (e.g. SBSRI Overview presentation, Student Fulbrights)
    • Unit-specific workshops (e.g. DDRIGs, Foundation Funding, Finding Funding)
    • Pivot and Foundation Directory Online workshops
  • Coordination/administration of grant and fellowship competitions

Don't know where to start? Get in touch!



ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020:

Our College-wide Information Sessions take place from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm on Fridays.
  • Sep 6  -  Fall Orientation to SBSRI Funding Opportunities and Services, Harvill 332A
  • Jan 17  -   Spring Orientation to SBSRI Funding Opportunities and Services, Harvill 332A

Please email Beth Stahmer at or RSVP here for the September 6th session.


SBSRI staff are also available to present the following information sessions to SBS units. To schedule a presentation, contact Beth Stahmer at 621-1135 or

  • Getting Funded: Myths and Realities for Winning Grants and Fellowships
  • Navigating the Research Support Landscape at UA
  • Foundation Funding
  • Faculty Fulbrights
  • NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Grants
  • Student Fulbrights

Finally, we offer customized workshops to SBS units. To discuss a potential custom workshop, please contact Beth Stahmer at 621-1135 or

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Contact Us

SBSRI Office

Douglass Suite 101
1100 University Blvd.
PO Box 210076
Tucson, AZ  85721-0076

(520) 621-1135


Elizabeth Stahmer, M.S.
Manager, Grants and Contracts
Rachel Rosenbaum, M.A.