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Luigi Einaudi Chair Innovation Grant

Luigi Einaudi Chair Innovation Grant Competition

Description

The Cornell Institute for European Studies (CIES) administers an annual grant program designed to encourage and integrate innovative research and teaching in the area of European studies.
 

Criteria

The grant’s general aim is to bring together research and teaching in innovative ways that enrich our understanding of Europe. CIES is particularly interested in proposals that:

  • Link to Global Cornell's priority of “internationalizing the student experience by expanding [study abroad] opportunities and developing new courses.”
  • Promote the interdisciplinary study of Europe and cross boundaries between the social sciences and the humanities in ways that enhance the classroom experience of Cornell students and/or provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Engage graduate students and undergraduates in research or in implementing project activities.

Please note that if you are interested in bringing visitors to campus in conjunction with a course, you do not need to apply for this grant; such activities are supported by our normal budget. If you are interested in bringing visitors to campus in conjunction with a class of 20 or more students, please contact either the Director or Associate Director of CIES. 

Eligibility 

Tenured and tenure-track faculty, lecturers, and research associates at Cornell are eligible to apply, as are programs, centers, and libraries within the University.  Although individual projects are acceptable, collaborative proposals are especially encouraged. These grants are not intended to support conference travel or attendance, and we do not provide stipends for course development. 
 

Amount of Award 

Not to exceed $6,000 (note: most grants will be less than this amount)

Applications are open on October 16.

Deadline to submit applications is November 15.

Grants will support expenses related to travel, visitors, speaker series, and other events.  Grants can also be used for course development and student-led research. Funds must be expended within one year of the award date.
 
 

Requirements

 
Proposals should include the following:
  • A description of the objectives, activities, beneficiaries and impact (not to exceed 1,500 words)
  • A detailed budget with justification of expenses
  • Curriculum vitae of the principal individuals involved
  • Human subjects approval, where necessary

Submission

Proposals must be submitted electronically at http://fundingapp.einaudi.cornell.edu. For more information or questions, email cies@cornell.edu.