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 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.
- Applications are closed for Spring 2023
- Decisions communicated late April
- Applications are closed for Fall 2023
- Decisions communicated mid-December
NEW: Weiss Fund travel and pilot applications will be considered on a bi-monthly (6 times per year) schedule, and the Committee strives to report decisions within a month after a given submission deadline. The application portal will be opened 6 weeks before a given submission deadline.
Upcoming deadlines for travel and pilot grants are:
- November 1, 2023
- January 1, 2024
- March 1, 2024
- May 1, 2024
- July 1, 2024
- September 1, 2024
RESEARCH GRANTS | Fall ’23 closed
TRAVEL AND PILOTING GRANTS | Rolling basis
IMPLEMENTATION & POLICY GRANTS | Rolling basis