Applying for Funding
CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
The Weiss Fund for Research in Development Economics supports research by students and ladder faculty working in development economics, broadly defined. The program funds projects that address a wide range of issues affecting less developed countries.
The Weiss Fund invites Expressions of Interest. Deadlines, eligibility details, and application instructions, as well as the types of projects that have been funded in the past, are outlined below.
The Weiss Fund is no longer accepting Fall Call applications for Research Grants and Travel & Piloting Grants. Applications for Implementation & Policy Grants remain open on a rolling basis. Please email the Weiss Fund (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
In the future, we expect the Spring and Fall Weiss Fund Calls to run on roughly the following schedule:
- Applications are closed for Spring 2023
- Decisions communicated late April
- Applications due August 27, 2023
- Decisions communicated mid-December
RESEARCH GRANTS | Fall ’23 closes August 27
TRAVEL AND PILOTING GRANTS | Fall ’23 closes August 27
IMPLEMENTATION & POLICY GRANTS | Rolling basis