Info Session: Migrations Grants for Faculty

Join us for an information session to learn more about the new cycle of Migrations grants, open to all PI-eligible faculty (including tenured, tenure-track, professors of practice, senior research associates, and clinical-track faculty), irrespective of their college or school. Faculty-led programs and centers within the university are also welcome to apply.

In this call for proposals, there are opportunities for Cornell faculty from any academic discipline to study migration at both the domestic and international levels. With support from the Mellon Foundation’s Just Futures Initiative, we are funding U.S.-focused work that has long-term and discernible benefits addressing racial and immigrant justice on campus and beyond. Research that has a broader international focus may apply for multispecies, interdisciplinary Migrations grants on any subject related to migration.

Track 1: Racism, Dispossession, and Migration in the United States: Supported by the Mellon Foundation Just Futures Initiative, this funding supports research and engagement focused on the United States and centered on the connections between racism, dispossession, and migration in interdisciplinary, innovative, and impactful ways.

Just Futures Team Research Grants, three grants of up to $150,000.Just Futures Small Grants, up to five grants of up to $10,000.Just Futures Engagement Grants, four to eight grants of up to $25,000.Just Futures Course or Curriculum Grants, three grants of up to $30,000Track 2: Researching, Teaching, and Building for a World on the Move: This funding supports innovative, multispecies, and interdisciplinary approaches to key international migration issues. We aim to cultivate collaborations that advance science, scholarship, teaching, outreach, and engagement in ways that generate new insights into critical problems.

Migration Cross-Disciplinary Research (Team Research Grants) and Migrations Research (Individual Faculty): $10,000–$50,000 maximum awards. The objective of this funding opportunity is to promote path-breaking research on migrations at Cornell and, in particular, research with an impact that might resonate across multiple fields of study.The Cornell Migrations co-directors will address any questions about priorities, selection criteria, budgets, and other guidance on how to prepare a successful application. Proposals are due January 18, 2023.

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