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The Native Nations Institute, part of the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy at the University of Arizona, offers research and travel funding for graduate students engaging in Indigenous nation building related research projects, especially work on contemporary Indigenous issues that have practical policy implications and the potential to be useful to Native leaders and decision-makers. Related fields include, but are not limited to, Indigenous governance, health policy, economic development, or community development interests.
At the Native Nations Institute, we’re eager to support the development of scholars and researchers focused on Indigenous nation building. This fund is a way to learn even more about nation building from the latest research in a variety of fields.
Miriam Jorgensen, Research Director, Native Nations Institute
The funding includes up to $1500 per student that can be used for expenses such as purchasing data; research participant costs; travel, including airfare, hotel, parking, meals, and mileage or other ground transportation expenses; and conference registration fees.
The application deadline is not available at this time.
Please combine all of the application documents into ONE PDF FILE for submission.