The Arsht Grant Program has ended
Arsht Research on Ethics and Community Grants were awarded annually for for nearly a decade research projects that addressed a contemporary moral issue, that had implications for public policy, professional practice, human rights, etc.
Arsht Ethics Research Grants were 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) could apply for an Arsht Ethics Research Grant. A faculty applicant needed to identify at least one student collaborator; a student applicant must identify at least one faculty mentor. Strong preference was given to inter- and multi-disciplinary projects. An impartial Ethics Advisory Board reviewed all proposals.
Successful proposals had to:
Interim and final project reports were required of all successful applicants.
Funds could 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 had to 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.
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