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 currently accepting applications for Research Grants, Travel & Piloting Grants, and Implementation & Policy Grants. Please email the Weiss Fund (weissfund@uchicago.edu) with any questions.

In the future, we expect the Spring and Fall Weiss Fund Calls to run on roughly the following schedule.
SPRING CALL
  • Applications due end of January
  • Decisions communicated mid April
FALL CALL
  • Applications due August 21, 2022
  • Decisions communicated mid December

 

RESEARCH GRANTS | Fall 2022 Closes August 21, 2022

TRAVEL AND PILOTING GRANTS |

Fall 2022 Closes August 21, 2022

IMPLEMENTATION & POLICY GRANTS | Rolling basis

 

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