The Center for the Study of Women offers grants to all UCLA ladder faculty for research development, new project development that may lead to external funding opportunities through CSW, and project completion that could be considered for CSW publications (policy briefs, research reports).

Preference will be given to junior faculty and projects that link to CSW’s current research projects (i.e., Chemical Entanglements, Gender and Water, Feminist Anti-Carceral Studies, Sexual Violence and Intersectionality). For more information regarding CSW’s current research projects, visit here.

Amount: Ranges from $1500-$3000

Deadline: Monday, May 6, 2019

Criteria

  • Applicants must be UCLA tenure-track faculty and can apply for support for research projects on gender, sexuality, and/or women's issues.
  • Faculty are not eligible to receive a Faculty Research Grant (formerly known as Faculty Development Grant) within three years of their receipt of an earlier one
  • Recipients must agree to the following

-Submit a final report describing the project outcomes

-Acknowledge CSW in all public informational materials and publications resulting from the grant

-Provide an article or blog post for a CSW publication

-Provide one of the following services based on CSW need: 1) Serve on an awards committee, 2) Moderate a panel at the Thinking Gender Conference, or 3) Present research findings in a public forum sponsored by CSW (if needed)

 To Apply

The application requires the following documents:

  1. Research Proposal (maximum 3 single-spaced description that includes the title and an explanation of the proposed research)
  2. Bibliography
  3. Itemized Budget (1 page describing how funds will be used)
  4. Supporting Documents (quotes/invoices) of Budget Items (e.g., if airfare, provide copy of airfare prices if ticket is not yet purchased)
  5. Curriculum Vitae


Only complete applications will be considered. CSW must receive all required documents no later than 11:59 PM (PST) on Monday, May 6, 2019.

Funded by Dr. Pat Zukow and CSW supporters, the Center for the Study of Women awards a set of grants that are available only to CSW Research Affiliates. Honoring the memory of a writer who documented the silences imposed on women by family and work responsibilities and financial need, the Tillie Olsen Grants provide funding to support exceptional research and projects by CSW Research Affiliates.


Amount: Up to three $750 grants per year (based on budget submitted)

Deadline: Monday, May 6, 2019


Criteria:

  • Only CSW Research Affiliates may apply
  • Expenses must be incurred from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019
  • Grants may be used to support participation in scholarly conferences, travel to research sites, purchase of specialized research materials, or procurement of technical services
  • Applications will be evaluated on the basis of the quality of the project and/or financial need
  • Research Affiliates may apply in successive or multiple years.
  • Recipients are required to 1) write a blog post about their research activities for the CSW website and 2) acknowledge CSW in all publications resulting from this project
  • Award payment is paid via reimbursement based on budget and receipts submitted

To Apply:

The application requires the documents listed below. 

  1. Research Project Abstract (maximum 2 single-spaced pages, including works cited)
  2. Itemized Budget (1 page describing how funds will be used)
  3. Supporting Documents (quotes/invoices) of Budget Items (e.g., if airfare, provide copy of airfare prices if ticket is not yet purchased)
  4. Curriculum Vitae

Only complete applications will be considered. CSW must receive all required documents no later than 11:59 PM (PST) on Monday, May 6 2019.

You are cordially invited to attend the UCLA Center for the Study of Women's 2019 Awards and Benefit Reception, featuring the Keynote Address:

Organizing in a Time of Hate: Leading with Love

by Ai-Jen Poo
Founder & Executive Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA)
Co-Director, Caring Across Generations
Honoree, 2019 CSW Distinguished Leader in Feminism Award

Thursday, May 30, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Legacy Room, UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center
Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

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Non-Refundable Tickets are $25

Deadline to Purchase Tickets: Friday, May 17, 2019


In addition to the Keynote Address, our end-of-the-year event will recognize the Center's accomplishments and our faculty and student award recipients over the past year. We will also honor Ai-Jen Poo with the 2019 CSW Distinguished Leader in Feminism Award. We invite you to learn more about the Center and celebrate another successful year with us!

SPACE IS LIMITED AND RELEASED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. If you can no longer attend the event or have questions, please contact CSW Manager Kristina Magpayo Nyden at kristina@women.ucla.edu. Payments are non-refundable.

To make our events accessible and accommodate all attendees, please help us make this event fragrance-free. For more information, please visit our EVENTS ACCESSIBILITY PAGE.

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