2021 Online Submission Form

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Thank you for your interest in our grant program. To apply, please complete the form below. 

This is an interactive form. To preview required application materials, please select which grant type you are applying for.

Letters of inquiry for academic grants and applications to the Dissertation Scholar Program are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, February 7, 2021.

Proposals for doctoral/postdoctoral grants are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, March 28, 2021.

If you have questions about the application process or encounter problems with the form, please contact us at grants@equitablegrowth.org. 
Grant Application Type
Principal Investigator Information
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Through the financial and professional support offered by our grant program, the Washington Center for Equitable Growth is fostering a community of academics to accelerate research on inequality and growth and to strengthen the pipeline of scholars working in this space. Diversity is an important component of the study of inequality and growth, as is the inclusiveness of the community engaged in this scholarship. In that spirit, we ask you to provide basic demographic information. We do not share applicant demographic information with external reviewers. We do share this information with our funders and Steering Committee in aggregate form, but not in individually identifiable ways. Answers to these questions are not required.
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Project Proposal Details
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Doctoral/Postdoctoral Proposals

Proposals for Doctoral/Postdoctoral grants are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, March 28, 2021.

Proposals should include:
*Problem or question your research seeks to address
*How your research relates to Equitable Growth's mission
*Anticipated contribution to existing scholarship
*Detailed methodological approach, including data sources and research design
*Potential policy implications
*Timeline for completion 

Proposals should be no more than 6 single-spaced pages with standard font and margins (not including bibliography).

If tables, graphs, or other images are helpful in explaining your project, they can be included. While they will not count against the word limit, we encourage you to limit the use of images to one or two.
Dissertation Scholar Program application

Applications to the Dissertation Scholar Program are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, February 7, 2021.

Dissertation Scholar Program applicants will automatically be considered for a Doctoral/Postdoctoral grant.

Required application materials are a curriculum vitae, proposal, statement of purpose, and two academic letters of reference.

Proposals should include:
*Problem or question your research seeks to address
*How your research relates to Equitable Growth's mission
*Anticipated contribution to existing scholarship
*Detailed methodological approach, including data sources and research design
*Potential policy implications
*Timeline for completion 

Proposals should be no more than 6 single-spaced pages with standard font and margins (not including bibliography).
Dissertation Scholar Program proposal file upload
The statement of purpose should be about two pages and should describe:
*Motivating research questions
*Direction you anticipate your research agenda taking
*How your research relates to Equitable Growth's mission
*How you hope to spend your time in Washington, D.C., and how that will help further your career/research. 
Statement of purpose file upload
Two academic letters of reference,  preferably from your chair and an advisor, must be emailed to grants@equitablegrowth.org by 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, February 7, 2021. 
Academic letter of inquiry
Letters of inquiry for academic grants are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, February 7, 2021.

Letters of inquiry are short descriptions of a research project. They should be approximately two pages  in length. Letters of inquiry that are more than 1,500 words will not be considered. The word limit is designed to encourage concision and clarity.

Letters of inquiry must include:
* Problem addressed by the research
* Expected contribution to the literature
* Methodological approach, including data sources and research design
* Timeline for completion

If tables, graphs, or other images are helpful in explaining your project, they can be included. While they will not count against the word limit, we encourage you to limit the use of images to one or two.

We encourage applicants to consider policy implications. Development of new data sources is also of interest.
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Preliminary Project Budget
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Please provide a general breakdown of the costs for which you are requesting support (approximately 50 to 150 words). If invited to submit a full proposal, a more detailed project budget will be required.