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 2020-2021:
FALL 2020

The following are college-wide presentations offered via Zoom. All presentations are scheduled on Fridays, 12:00-1:00 p.m. Follow registration links to sign up and receive the Zoom information.

     09/11/20     Orientation to SBSRI Services (register here)
     09/18/20     NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Research Grants (register here)
     10/23/20     Graduate Students: Identifying Funding for Your Research, co-presented with Shelley
                           Hawthorne Smith, UArizona Graduate College (register here)
     11/20/20     Foundation Funding 101 for Faculty (register here)

SBSRI staff are also available to present the above topics as well as those listed below to SBS units. To schedule a presentation, contact Beth Stahmer at 621-1135 or

  • Getting Funded: Myths and Realities for Winning Grants and Fellowships
  • Faculty Fulbrights
  • Student Fulbrights
  • Searching on Pivot 
  • Searching on Foundation Directory Online 

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

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.