University of Chicago Big Ideas Generator

BIG Fall Funding Opportunities

BIG Fall Funding Opportunities

University of Chicago Big Ideas

posted 10 / 05 / 15

by Meera Raja

 

  1. Retreat: BIG will host an interdisciplinary retreat this winter in Chicago to explore future directions for research in information, complexity, and cognition.  Ideas for promising projects developed through the workshop will be eligible to compete for pilot funding provided by University of Chicago's Knowledge Lab.  

To Apply:  Click here to download the application. Please submit by November 16, 2015 at 5pm to Meera Raja at mraja@uchicago.edu, with the subject "BIG Retreat Application". Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.   

  1. Seed Grants: Flexible funding up to $30,000 to explore early-stage research ideas on the topics of information, complexity, and cognition. Usually, BIG only accepts new proposals, but for this cycle only, BIG will accept applications from previous winning projects if they demonstrate that another cycle of funding would advance the project's larger vision.  

To Apply:  Please submit your seed grant application online on the BIG Portal by November 16, 2015 at 5pm.  If you are visiting the portal for the first time, you will need to create a new account.  Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.   

  1. Workshop Grants: Grants for travel and lodging up to$15,000  for interdisciplinary workshops on the topics of information, complexity, and cognition

To Apply:  Please submit your workshop grant application online on the BIG Portal by November 16, 2015 at 5pm. If you are visiting the portal for the first time, you will need to create a new account. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.   

 

Please contact Meera Raja, Assistant Director of Research Innovation if you have any questions.

 

 

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