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Social Justice Research Center

University of Wyoming

Supplemental Funding for Research Support

Social justice is defined as the advancement of a just society by challenging injustice and valuing diversity so that all people have a right to unbiased treatment and a fair allowance of community resources. A just society exists when individuals’ well being is not constricted based on sexuality, gender, political affiliation, religion, age, belief, disability, socioeconomic circumstance, location, race, or group membership. 

The Social Justice Research Center’s mission is to support research with a social justice focus.  Scholarly/professional support funding is available to scholars who are pursuing professional experiences relevant to pursuing or disseminating research with a social justice aim. These experiences can come in the form of research support (such as books or data analysis software), data-collection support (such as funding for field work to collect data), or conference support (for dissemination of findings).

All SJRC members are welcome to apply for funding (to become a member of the SJRC click here). Undergraduate or Graduate Students must include a letter of support from their advisor. While additional funding is not required, it enhances the application.  Note that submitting this application is not a guarantee of support.

Timeline of application process:

  • The due date for Fall 2017 applications has been extended to  Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by 5pm. PLEASE SUBMIT A HARD COPY TO THE SJRC OFFICE (BETA HOUSE 314) AND A COPY VIA EMAIL.

  • Application for funding (Fall 2017): click here to download

  • Application rubric (Fall 2017): click here to download

To see past SJRC Grant Awardees work, please visit the Wyoming Scholars Repository: http://repository.uwyo.edu/sjrc_awards/


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1731 Fraternity Row

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307 766-3422

Email: sjrc@uwyo.edu

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