The iSchools organization maintains a research fund for the benefit of its members. Members of the iSchools may apply for these funds per the guidelines below.
The grant application submission date is October of each year. Applications were previously considered twice a year, but this has changed to a single October deadline so that the evaluation committee can meet to discuss all proposals face-to-face at the iConference. See the guidelines below for details. Questions may be directed to email@example.com.
The applicant should have a teaching position at a member-iSchool or be an iSchools doctoral student.
The range of topics is open, and projects involving doctoral research or outreach to underrepresented regions are especially encouraged. Applications with external matching funds are a plus, but not a requirement
As a general rule, the maximum duration of the funding will be one year. The amount of funding may vary from $1,000 -$5,000 USD depending on the nature of the project.
If unable to download the form, you may submit the following:
Applications must include a CV from the applicant and a timeline that includes the deliverables. All application materials should be combinded and saved as a PDF and sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following subject line: Grant Proposal, attn. executive director.Those receiving the funds must present their results.
Decisions about the award are made by the iSchools chair, one of the regional chairs (in rotation), the treasurer, and ex officio the executive director (non-voting).