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11/02/2011

Call for Proposals: The Kinsey Institute Student Research Grants 2011-2012

Call for Proposals: The Kinsey Institute Student Research Grants 2011-2012

The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction at Indiana University is pleased to announce a Call for Proposals for The Kinsey Institute Student Research Grants 2011-2012. This program confers sexuality research grants to emerging scholars and seeks to fund significant and innovative research, from a wide array of disciplines and perspectives, that deals with human sexuality. The program is supported by donations from Friends of The Kinsey Institute.

The Kinsey Institute will fund up to six proposals at $750 each, half of which will be from graduate students at Indiana University and the other half from graduate students enrolled at other universities in the United States. It is an expectation that results from the funded studies will ultimately be submitted for publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals. In addition, descriptions of the research will be posted on The Kinsey Institute’s website.

Proposals are now being accepted.

Application and supporting materials should be submitted by email to KISRG@indiana.edu The deadline for submission of proposal materials is November 1, 2011.

Applications for funding should include a clear and concise research description (study rationale, methods, and planned data analysis), a budget, and a letter of support from a faculty mentor/advisor. The maximum length is three pages for the research description and one page for the budget. All applicants must be registered as full time graduate students at accredited universities in the United States. In one year’s time following the funding award, we require awardees to submit to The Kinsey Institute preliminary findings of the study in the forms of a one page final report. In addition, the awardees will send the institute any presented/accepted abstracts for presentations at scientific meetings and/or submitted/accepted publications in peer-reviewed journals that are based on the funded research.

For more information, please visit The Kinsey Institute’s website at: http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/research/student_grants.html .

Questions regarding the forthcoming grant cycle may be directed to Dr. Barbara Van Der Pol at KISRG@indiana.edu .

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