Research Grants

To support research on the self, virtue and public life, approximately 10 new research projects will be funded

The Self, Virtue & Public Life will fund ten new research projects at approximately $190,000 per project. Projects must focus on themes related to the self, virtue and public life. Research teams must be interdisciplinary and meet the requirements of "Deep Integration," as defined in the Request for Proposals.

Letters of Intent were due December 1, 2018. Full proposal invitations were issued by January 15, 2019 and received by March 15, 2019. Award notifications will be sent by May 15, 2019, and grants will begin August 1, 2019. Please see the Request for Proposals for further details.

Subawards will begin on August 1, 2019 and end on May 31, 2021. Awardees will participate in two grant-sponsored conferences to share their research, and may be invited to submit contributions to a special journal issue.

Subaward application process


    December 1, 2018

    Letters of Intent (LOI) due; reviewed by project directors

    January 15, 2019

    Approximately 20 teams invited to submit full proposals.

    March 15, 2019

    Full proposals due; reviewed by project directors & external reviewers

    May 15, 2019

    Final decisions issued; grants begin August 1, 2019; end May 31, 2021