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Faculty research grants available from the USC US-China Institute (deadline February 24, 2011)

USC faculty are invited to propose Social science research projects.

January 1, 2011

The USC U.S. – China Institute (USCI) seeks to fund social science research examining the U.S. – China relationship or significant trends and issues affecting that relationship. USC faculty members are invited to apply for grants of up to $15,000. 

These are intended to help USC faculty to

  • -initiate a research project addressing significant aspects of the U.S. – China relationship or extend an existing project so that it addresses such aspects ;
  • -support a workshop designed to yield a major research grant proposal;
  • -bring together researchers for a conference or workshop which will result in a credited conference volume or journal issue; or
  • -underwrite credited web or print dissemination of research outcomes

USC faculty of any rank or type (excluding visiting faculty) are eligible to apply for this grant. 

USCI is committed to supporting work examining a broad range of topics. Policy-relevant projects which include an important research role for USC students will be favored.

Please write to or call 213-821-4382 with any questions about your project or grant requirements.

Please click here to download detailed grant guidelines and the required application form. Please note that the application deadline is February 24, 2011. No late submissions can be accepted.

Previous USCI faculty grants: 2007 | 2007-2008 | 2008-2009 | 2009-2010 | 2010-2011