Fwd: BORDERS Awards in Immigration Research -- Request for Proposals
- ---------- Forwarded message ----------From: Elyse Golob <egolob@...>
Date: Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 2:23 PM
Subject: BORDERS Awards in Immigration Research -- Request for Proposals
Call for Proposals: Summer 2012 BORDERS Awards in Immigration Research
The National Center for Border Security and Immigration (BORDERS) led by The
University of Arizona is pleased to invite faculty and young researchers to
submit proposals for its summer research funding competition in Immigration
Research. Applicants will submit proposals utilizing data from the New
Immigrant Survey (NIS) (http://nis.princeton.edu/) to examine immigrants’
integration and participation in American civic culture. Awards will be given
based on the innovativeness and quality of the proposed research for faculty
($30,000/project) and young researchers – postdoctoral fellows or doctoral
students ($12,000/project). Teams are encouraged to apply. Project findings
will be presented to academics and government policymakers at the conclusion of
the award. This peer-reviewed competition is open to U.S. researchers in any
social science-related field.
Application deadline: October 28, 2011. The full RFP is available at
The National Center for Border Security and Immigration (BORDERS) is a
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Excellence (COE) led by The
University of Arizona.
As a consortium of 15 premier institutions, BORDERS is dedicated to the
development of innovative technologies, proficient processes, and effective
policies that will help protect our Nation’s borders, foster international
trade, and enhance long-term understanding of immigration dynamics.
Elyse Golob, Ph.D.
National Center for Border Security and Immigration (BORDERS)
University of Arizona
Eller College of Management
McClelland Hall, Room 429
1130 E. Helen St.
P.O. Box 210108
Tucson, AZ 85721-0108
Tel: (520) 621-2377
Fax: (520) 621-3918