Graduate Student Research- DEADLINE: June 7, 2019

Graduate Student Research Fellowships – $2,000
The Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA School of Law welcomes applications from UCLA graduate students for Research Fellowships to support original research addressing a human rights question or challenge during the 2019-20 academic year. We are particularly interested in projects that fall within at least one of the themes of the Promise Institute – migration and human rights, environment and human rights, race and human rights, technology and human rights, accountability for human rights violations – or the intersection of these themes.
The deadline to apply is Graduate Student Research Fellowships – Call for Applications. Successful applicants will be notified of the decision by June 14, 2019. Funding for additional projects may be available, subject to amounts initially disbursed, at a later date in AY 2019-20. Completed applications should be sent to Sherry Yuan at
Proposals should include a narrative (less than 500 words) describing the purposes and expected objectives of the project. It should include a list of the faculty supervisors and their departmental affiliation. Each proposal must be accompanied by a budget including any additional sources of funding, as well as a budget justification (less than 500 words).
Each award will be $2,000.
Funding Requirements
Graduate students that receive funding are subject to the following requirements:
 Acknowledgement of the Promise Institute for Human Rights in any promotional materials, public information materials, and publications resulting from the grant;
 Provision of information for at least two social media posts about the project, including photos/video, on Promise Institute social media platforms;
 Production of a final report describing the outcomes of the project and the final financial expenditures by Dec 15, 2019. Any funds outstanding at the end of the year must be remitted to the Promise Institute by January 31, 2020.

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