Call for Proposals - ASRI Seed Grant


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  • Host Department: African Studies Center (ASC)
  • Date: 04/01/2013
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00PM

  • Location: African Studies Center 1080 S. University Ann Arbor, MI 48109

  • Description:

    To provide faculty at the University of Michigan and partner institutions in UM-priority countries of Africa funding to conduct pilot research grants on important social research topics that can be used to advance scholarship and policy and leverage future seed funding.


    • Co-investigators encouraged from Ghana, South Africa, Uganda, Liberia, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, or DRC;
    • Foster new, interdisciplinary teams;
    • Deepen scholarship on focal areas of ASRI: survey research methodology, labor & economics, governance & political science, public health; gender, ethnic & racial inequality;
    • Provide data of critical policy value - describe a plan to translate research to action;
    • Support junior faculty; and/or promote faculty collaboration across institutions and rank;

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