Graduate Student Funding Requests for Economics Ph.D. Students
The Department of Economics is accepting research, data purchase, experiment, and travel funding proposals from Ph.D. students in Economics for; Fall 2019, Winter 2020, Spring 2020 quarters, and Summer 2020, for Academic Year 2019-2020.
Travel and experiments for submitted proposals must be (are required) to place place between the below listed dates (NO EXCEPTIONS);
Fall 2019: September 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019
Winter 2020: January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020
Spring 2020: April 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020
Summer 2019: July 1, 2020 through August 31, 2020
Students cannot apply for funds for travel, data purchases or experiments that will take place in the Fall 2020 academic quarter or any future quarter. Funding proposals will be accepted at a future deadline.
All Economics Ph.D. students in residence at UCSB, in good academic standing, and who are meeting time to degree requirements, are eligible to apply. Travel, data purchases, and experiments for submitted proposals must take place during September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2020 (the period of the funding it was applied for). No exceptions!
Proposals will be evaluated and approved or denied, by the Faculty Director of Graduate Studies, Dr. Richard Startz.
Please also make sure to follow all the requirements for travel funding requests. Remember that receipts are now required (mandatory) to be turned in for travel funding requests.
Also note that the new requirements for funding and in connection with deadlines to process paperwork for funding requests, funds may not be available to you until after you need to make a payment to a credit card you charged.
In addition, those students applying for money for an experiment are required to have the written approval (sent as part of the funding proposal documentation) of the faculty member who runs the experimental reading group, Dr. Ryan Oprea, as well as a written letter of recommendation from their dissertation chair/advisor.
Please note the following final deadlines to apply for funding for data and experiments:
DEADLINES (STRICT DEADLINE, NO EXCEPTIONS)
Fall 2019: Friday, November 1, 2019 at 5:00pm
Winter 2020: Friday, January 24, 2020 at 5:00pm
Spring 2020: Friday, April 10, 2020 at 5:00pm
Summer 2020: Friday, July 3, 2020 at 5:00pm
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