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Launching the Community Engaged Research Fund: Supporting Emerging Scholars at WVU in Participatory Research and Public Scholarship

The WVU Center for Resilient Communities announces the  Community Engaged Research Fund it's first annual award program to support junior scholars / graduate student researchers in any discipline at West Virginia University who are committed to advancing participatory research and publicly engaged scholarship. The Community Engaged Research Fund ( Apply Here) provides scholarly enrichment awards up to $1000 to support fieldwork, planning, travel, outreach, materials expenses, and other costs associated with advancing a community engaged research project. 

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We strongly encourage applications from scholars of color, women, and other under-represented groups in higher education. 

Applicants must submit a well crafted research proposal, personal statement and budget brief by Friday February 16 @ 5:00pm. Elements required for the 2-3 page PDF package are included in the application form here.  Recipients of awards will also be eligible and encouraged to attend summer institute workshops in May and August.