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Congressional Research Grants

Type: Foundations
Source: The Dirksen Congressional Center
Program: Congressional Research Grants
Eligibility: The competition is open to individuals with a serious interest in studying Congress. Political scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public administration or American studies, and journalists are among those eligible. The Center encourages graduate students who have successfully defended their dissertation prospectus to apply and awards a significant portion of the funds for dissertation research. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who reside in the United States.

The grants program does not fund undergraduate or pre-Ph.D. study. Organizations are not eligible. Research teams of two or more individuals are eligible. No institutional overhead or indirect costs may be claimed against a Congressional Research Grant.
Purpose: The Centerís First Interest Is To Fund The Study Of The Leadership In The Congress, Both House And Senate. Topics Could Include External Factors Shaping The Exercise Of Congressional Leadership, Institutional Conditions Affecting It, Resources And Techniques Used By Leaders, Or The Prospects For Change Or Continuity In The Patterns Of Leadership. In Addition, The Center Invites Proposals About Congressional Procedures, Such As Committee Operation Or Mechanisms For Institutional Change, And Congress And The Electoral Process.

The Center Also Encourages Proposals That Link Congress And Congressional Leadership With The Creation, Implementation, And Oversight Of Public Policy. Proposals Must Demonstrate That Congress, Not The Specific Policy, Is The Central Research Interest.
Deadline: 03-01-2014
Award Max: $3,500.00
Quantity: Unknown
Period: Awards.
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