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Pacific Rim Research Program 2011-12 Call for Proposals & INFORMATIONAL MEETING

October 29, 2010 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  |  Namaste Lounge, College 9


Interested faculty and graduate students are welcome to learn more about the Pacific Rim Research Program grants during this informational meeting.

The current Call is now available from the PRRP website at: Here is a snapshot of what is offered this year.


Initiative: This is a new thematically focused grant in the range of $30-50,000, which may be expended over a multi-year period. For the 2011-12 grant competition, the PRRP invites Faculty Initiative Grant applications on the topic “Responses to Crisis in the Pacific Rim.” (3-5 grants in this category will be awarded for 2011-12).

Research/planning: Enable investigators to refine a hypothesis or line of inquiry, develop a strategy for implementation, and share or disseminate research findings. The workshop and planning grant program provides up to $25,000 to UC faculty and graduate students for conferences, workshops, and other collaborative research endeavors. (4-6 grants in this category will be awarded for 2011-12).


Advanced Graduate Research Fellowship: Research Fellowships support graduate students in a year of dissertation research or its equivalent. Graduate students may apply for a maximum of $20,000 for a year of dissertation or similar advanced research. (10+ grants in this category will be awarded for 2011-12).

The three types of applications above are reviewed and eight are selected by our campus committee (see Call for required documents and procedures). The mandatory UCSC campus review deadline is December 1, 2010. The eight selected to go to the PRRP Executive Committee will be due by February 18, 2011.

For all deadlines and application guidelines, please see the Call for Proposals and Guidelines, available at or from your PRRP campus liaison, Lisa Nishioka, or 831/459-2833.


October 29, 2010
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm