Supports research in all fields of political science conducted by political scientists in non-tenure track or contingent positions who are ineligible for departmental funding; political science faculty of all ranks who are employed in departments that do not grant PhDs; and graduate students.

Eligible costs for Centennial Center Research Grants include:

  • Research costs associated with data collection, including costs of conducting interviews and surveys, access to archives, and more.
  • Salary support for PIs and/or research assistants
  • Per diems regardless of travel/location
  • Research software and hardware, including statistical software, productivity software, and devices necessary for scholars with disabilities to conduct their research.


Up to $2,500

Annual Deadline

April 15th of each year.

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