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The Bobst Center provides limited research and teaching support for regular Princeton University faculty members who are associated with the Department of Politics and work in the areas of peace and justice.


On rare occasions, the center provides teaching support — for example, assistance to bring a guest speaker to the campus or to develop teaching materials. Please provide a brief description of the request and explain how the proposal relates to peace and justice and email to Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.


The Bobst Center provides a small number of faculty grants to Politics faculty. The grants will be in the $10,000-$20,000 range and will be due in early January for award in mid-February. The award recipient(s) will be required to hold a workshop of their peers in the academic year following the award. Expenses related to this workshop will be absorbed by the Bobst Center.

The executive committee asks applicants to send regular research proposals, 10-15 pages in length. Please provide a short project summary that states the question the research tries to answer and its relationship to peace or justice, the significance of the question for policy or for the development of general insight into important aspects of peace and justice, the tentative answers under consideration, a sketch of the research design, the kinds of activities required to complete the project, the amount of money requested and other applications pending. Submit the proposal to the Bobst Center,, by 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 13, 2017.

The Bobst Center reserves the right to rescind any award after six months in cases where the awardee has failed to accept the award or provide information needed for the dispersal of the grant money.