Summer research grants through CUGS support student investigations of urban and global issues. Summer 2022 research grant proposals are due to Gabriell.Nelson@trincoll.edu by March 25, 2022. The application form is the same for all grants listed on this page.

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Grossman Global Studies Fund Summer Research Grant

The Kenneth S. Grossman ’78 Global Studies Fund, established in honor of Professor Eugene E. Leach, supports student investigations of global issues that confront humankind in the 21st century. Examples of such issues include human rights, peacekeeping, the preservation of the ecosphere, migrations and diasporas, international health standards, and the consequences of revolutionary advances in information technology and bioengineering. Grants are awarded up to $1,500. The application deadline is March 25, 2022.

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Jeffrey E. Kelter '76 Fund for Urban and Global Studies Summer Research Grant

The Jeffrey E. Kelter ‘ 76 Fund for Urban and Global Studies at the Center for Urban and Global Studies (CUGS) supports student investigations of a broad range of key urban issues confronting humankind in the 21st century. Of special interest are projects related to real estate and urban planning. Grants are awarded up to $1,500. The application deadline is March 25, 2022.

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Tanaka Fund for International Research Summer Research Grant

In 2002 Trinity was awarded a generous grant by the Tanaka Memorial Foundation establishing an endowed fund to allow students to pursue formal research projects abroad with a special focus on Asia. Grants are awarded up to $3,000. The application deadline is March 25, 2022.

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China Urban Studies Summer Program Fund Summer Research Grant

This grant provides an opportunity for independent summer research in China. This summer research program in Chinese cities has curricular connections to the new minor in Urban China Studies and its capstone field course (URST 313). Please note that grant funds are limited to $1,500 and grants do not include airfare to China. Students who will already be in China for the summer field course or other purposes are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is March 25, 2022.