Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian Responses Faculty Grant

The Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian Responses is pleased to announce research grants available to ladder faculty in any department or school of Yale University. Research grants are awarded for studies that will expand and develop understanding of issues related to the global refugee crisis, such as challenges of integration and displacement, transit experiences of refugees inside and outside of camps, and refugee health.

Projects in any discipline will be considered. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2020. Applicants will be notified of final selections via email by May 15, 2020.

General Principles Governing Awards

Typically, awards can be up to $18,000 per project. Faculty members may submit applications both for individual and collaborative projects and research programs. The Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian Responses faculty research grant can be used to supplement funding from external sources. A detailed total budget must be shown.

No awards will be made for equipment purchases, subsidizing publications, or covering travel and expenses for attendance and participation at professional meetings, or for purposes of general study or course development. Funds cannot be used to support salaries or summer compensation.

A complete application should include:

  • cover sheet
  • project description of no more than 2 pages
  • detailed total budget and research plans
  • curriculum vitae: include ONLY those items relevant to the project

Please note that you do not have to submit any letters of recommendation.

All questions regarding the award should be submitted to the Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian Responses.