2013-2014 CALL FOR PROPOSALS | DEADLINE JUNE 11, 2013
Arsht Research on Ethics and Community Grants are awarded annually for research projects that address a contemporary moral issue, that has implications for public policy, professional practice, human rights, etc.
Arsht Ethics Research Grants will be awarded to faculty-student teams. Any full-time UM faculty member or rising (i.e., prior to year of graduation) fulltime student (graduate or undergraduate) may apply for an Arsht Ethics Research Grant. A faculty applicant must identify at least one student collaborator; a student applicant must identify at least one faculty mentor. Strong preference will be given to inter- and multi-disciplinary projects. An impartial Ethics Advisory Board will review all proposals.
Successful proposals will:
Interim and final project reports are required of all successful applicants.
UM Ethics Programs plan to award three to five Arsht Ethics Research Grants a sum not greater than $25,000 each. Funds may be used for limited faculty release time, limited summer support or course buyouts, student compensation, equipment, software, books and other resources, limited travel and other appropriate project-related costs.
Proposals must have the following structure
Proposals must be prepared using 11 point or larger font on 8.5” by 11” pages with margins of no less than .5”. Proposals may not exceed 4 single-spaced pages, excluding bibliography, budget, letter of endorsement and CVs or resumes.
Other Important Considerations
The overarching goal of the Arsht Research on Ethics and Community grants is to foster applied ethics research at the University of Miami. We have limited resources and want to share them with as many colleagues as possible. Unspent grant funds must be returned to the Arsht account to support additional projects. Moreover,
Generally and as a point of honor, please help us stretch the funds as much as possible.
Proposal Submission and Deadline
Deadline for receipt of proposals is 11 p.m., June 11, 2013. Applicants will be informed of reviewers’ decisions in June.