Travel and experiments for submitted proposals must be (are required) to place place between the below listed dates (NO EXCEPTIONS);
Fall 2018: September 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 Winter 2019: January 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019 Spring 2019: April 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019
** Please note that Summer 2019 is: July 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019
Students cannot apply for funds for travel, data purchases or experiments that will take place in the Fall 2019 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, 2018 through August 31, 2019 (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.
DEADLINES (STRICT DEADLINE, NO EXCEPTIONS)
Fall 2018: Friday, October 19, 2018 at 5:00pm
Winter 2019: Friday, January 25, 2019 at 5:00pm
Spring and Summer 2019: Friday, April 12th, 2019 at 5:00pm
Each proposal must contain the following:(1) Name of student and Project/Proposal Title in the top center of the document.
(2) Specific objectives of the project and significance to applicant's research and dissertation. [Travel requests must explain how attending the conference or workshop will contribute to the applicant’s planned or ongoing dissertation research and writing.
(3) Proposal narrative (describes the project and outlines the research methodology – travel awards excluded from this requirement.
(4) Schedule of the project.
(5) Submitted proposal must include a detailed budget.
Lastly, a letter of recommendation from the student's dissertation committee chair must be sent to the above listed email address by the deadline, as well as an additional letter for those applying for experiment funding.