Institute of American Cultures 2017-2018 Research Grant Program in Ethnic Studies

The Institute of American Cultures (IAC) invites applications for support of research on African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, and Chicanas/os for 2017-2018. The Institute also invites proposals on interethnic relations that will increase collaboration between the Centers and/or between the Centers and other campus units.

Eligibility Requirements:
UCLA faculty, staff, graduate students, and IAC Visiting Scholars.

Funding: The Research Grant Program is on a reimbursement basis only. Funds for the purchase of permanent equipment will be provided only under exceptional circumstances. Conference travel, whether the applicant is presenting or attending, is not reimbursable.

Grant Period: July 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018.

Applications are available November 15, 2016 and must be received by 11:59 p.m., March 13, 2017. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Applicants will be notified in May.

Prior to submission of the application, applicants should briefly discuss their proposal with the Coordinator of the appropriate Center, or in the case of interethnic proposals, with each applicable Center. All grant recipients, where appropriate, must comply with UCLA’s Protection of Human Subjects in Research before receiving funding.

To Apply: Application is available online at:

For further information and applications, please contact the IAC coordinator of the appropriate UCLA Ethnic Studies Research Center and visit our website at

Bunche Center for African American Studies
ATTN: IAC Coordinator
160 Haines Hall, Box 951545
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1545
(310) 825-7403

American Indian Studies Center
ATTN: IAC Coordinator
3220 Campbell Hall, Box 951548
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1548
(310) 825-7315

Asian American Studies Center
ATTN: IAC Coordinator
3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1546
(310) 825-2974

Chicano Research Studies Center
ATTN: IAC Coordinator
193 Haines Hall, Box 951544
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1544
(310) 825-2363

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