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February 9, 2018

In Brief: Call for Applications for UCSUR Manners Awards

Letters of Intent for Faculty Development Awards Due Feb. 28

The University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR) is seeking applicants for the 2018 Steven D. Manners Faculty Development Awards.

Two awards of up to $10,000 each for pilot research in the social, behavioral and policy sciences will be presented. The Manners award supports work related to focus areas of UCSUR programs or research conducted at UCSUR.

A one-page letter of intent describing the proposed project is due Feb. 28.

Full-time faculty or researchers from all Pitt campuses are eligible. Proposals will be judged on scientific merit, background and experience of investigator, adequacy of resources and environment, appropriateness of budget, likelihood that pilot work will lead to external peer-reviewed funding and relevance to UCSUR focus areas. Special consideration will be given to applicationsĀ that are related to areas of particular interest to UCSUR and to applicationsĀ that use data collected by UCSUR.

The awards honor Steven Manners, longtime UCSUR staff member and former assistant director.

Details about the awards, evaluation criteria, due dates and application and award process are available by downloading the PDF.

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