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The Center for World Performance Studies (CWPS) is currently accepting proposals for summer research or faculty-led projects related to the mission of World Performance Studies for summer 2017.

Grant awards ranging from $5,000-$7,500 are available to individual faculty members to pursue projects which include travel to domestic and international research sites. We encourage inventive ideas, especially those that involve thematic support for World Performance Studies. Successful proposals should demonstrate long-term scholarly impact, enhance the learning outcomes and experiences of U-M students, extend international collaborations, and leverage other sources of support. Funds may be requested for pilot projects or to supplement existing projects.

Complete applications include:  

1) CWPS Faculty Summer Funding Form 2017 

2) An explanatory statement no longer than 1,000 words

3) a current CV for each principal organizer/participant no longer than 3 pages; and

4) A budget detailing anticipated costs with all sources of support listed (pending and confirmed)

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 5pm.