The Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences (CSSS) will award a limited number of grants for graduate and undergraduate students and postdoctoral researchers working with CSSS faculty affiliates, and junior CSSS faculty affiliates to assist in presenting research and attending short courses. Suggested target dates between July 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013 are eligible for support.
The grants will be awarded on a competitive basis by the CSSS Executive Committee for the purpose of presenting papers and attending workshops or courses related to the long-term goals of CSSS, notably research in social statistics and quantitative methods in the social sciences, and collaborative research between social scientists and statisticians.
Preference will be given to proposals for which other sources of support are not available. Priority will be given to graduate students, post doctoral researchers and, on occasion, undergraduate students. CSSS Seed Grant recipients may also apply. The awardee should acknowledge the support of CSSS in the course of any presentations.
Any travel will be reimbursed at no more than the State contract fare rate for air travel, and no more than the University per diem rate for meals and accommodation, plus conference registration fees, up to a typical maximum of $1,000. A listing of the current responsibilities and guidelines for UW Travel can be found at http://f2.washington.edu/fm/travel/employees#arrange. A report from the participant is required before travel will be reimbursed. The report should include a brief account of the conference or workshop, and a copy of slides presented.
Applications should be completed online. The application can be found at https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/fatemakm/196599
All applications should be submitted online. Applications are due by April 21, 2013.
The application will include: (Please have responses ready prior to starting application online.)
1. Name of PI (CSSS faculty or affiliate)
2. Name of presenter or participant
3. Name of meeting or course
4. Location of meeting or course
5. Dates of meeting or course
6. Role of participant (Include info if travel is contingent upon paper being accepted and/or if there are alternative or partial funding sources available).
7. Cost Estimate (Airfare, Hotel, Conf. Registration, Per Diem, Other Misc. expenses)
8. Relation to CSSS mission
You must have a UW NetID in order to access the application. Upon receipt of the application, your Faculty Sponsor will be notified and asked to verify your submission.
Final report: On return, a short report is requested within a month saying what was done with the grant, and how it advanced the goals of the participant and of CSSS. The report should be mailed to CSSS, Box 354320, Attn: Fatema Mookhtiar or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.