Thanks to generous funding from the Dowd Foundation, the Capitalism Studies program is able to offer several grant opportunities for faculty and students at UNC Charlotte.
Faculty Research Grant ($10,000). During the Spring 2020 semester, the program expects to award one grant, to support a faculty research project focused on capitalism. The deadline for this round of applications is March 27, 2020. For more information, please see the call for applications, as well as the application package.
Course Development Grants ($2,500). During the Spring 2020 semester, the program expects to award two grants, to support the development of new courses, which will enrich students' understanding of capitalism, past, present, and future. The deadline for this round of applications is March 27, 2020. For more information, please see the call for applications.
Student Research Grant ($5,000). The program expects to run a competition for this grant, which will be open to any undergraduate student who has declared the minor in Capitalism Studies, during the 2020-21 academic year, with the aim of supporting an original research project to be completed in summer 2021. A $1,000 stipend will be available for a faculty advisor to the student using the grant.