American University of Beirut


​​​​​​​The Bobst-AUB Collaborative Initiative invites faculty members to submit proposals for seed funding to support their research projects and creative endeavors. This includes topics such as Anthropology, Economics, Education, Gender, Media Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Sociology, or other related fields. Research grants are up to $10,000 over one year, and the funds may potentially be used for research assistants and/or summer salaries. ​Bobst-AUB has limited funding for this opportunity, and applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applications are not yet open for this grant funding. A call will come out in Fall 2024.​​​​​​​​​

Eligibility: Lead PIs should be FAS professorial-rank faculty members. Priority will be given to junior faculty and first-time applicants.

Budget: Up to ​$10,000

Application ​materials: Apply online (form will be available one month prior to the deadline). Please upload in PDF a p​roposal (1-2 pages) using the following format: I. Introduction and motivation​, II. Statement of the research question, III. Brief literature review, IV. Methods, and V. Anticipated budget plan.​

Application deadline: November 15, 2024



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