Grant Opportunities

IPRA Foundation: Peace Research Grant Program

IPRA Foundation: Peace Research Grant Program


Deadline: 28-Feb-22

The International Peace Research Association (IPRA) Foundation is proud to announce the Peace Research Grant Program from scholars around the world and it brings them great sadness that they are only able to fund a very small number of them.

The mission of the IPRA Foundation is to advance the field of peace research through rigorous investigation into the causes of conflict and examination of alternatives to violence. Peace researchers inform peace activities that inspire visions of a peaceful world.

Ever since the Peace Research Grants Fund was created in 2002, the IPRA Foundation has awarded grants to help fund peace research projects in places as diverse as Argentina, Bosnia, inner city communities in the United States, the Middle East, the Philippines, the Punjab, and Uganda.

Vision
The vision of the IPRA Foundation is to:

Inspire visions of a peaceful world
Promote knowledge of non-violent peace strategies
Increase the number of peace scholars around the world
Encourage peace science and arts
Grow worldwide communication and collaboration among peace researchers
Further the purpose and activities of IPRA
Values
Impactful and socially relevant research: They value original research, and peace activities informed by that research, that contributes to the world community and engages key stakeholders.
Positive Peace: They value peace and justice by nonviolent means.
Respect: They value respecting dignity, humanity, identity and diversity.
Empowerment: They value research by people of and within the most vulnerable and marginalized areas of the world community.
Funding Restrictions
Budgets for Peace Research Grants will be closely scrutinized to make sure they comply with the strict budget limitations. They greatly favor responsible budgets.
All funds must be used for the intended research project.
They will only support substantiated expenses directly related to the research project.
Budgets that include non-allowed expenses will cause your application and proposal to be rejected.
It is your responsibility to make sure your budget only includes allowed items.
If you have questions about whether an expense is allowable, please ask, but do not ask about any of the non-allowable expenses.
Non-allowed budget expenses include, but are not limited to:
Fees by a third party such as a university to administer your grant
Your normal living expenses such as rent, utilities, phone, etc.
School tuition
Salary for Primary Investigator
Any expenses not directly related to the project
First class or Business class airfare; they fund only economy airfare
Translation expenses will only be permitted in limited and substantiated circumstances.
If you have translation expenses, please ask if they are allowable.

Ineligible Criteria
Only one grant will be awarded to any applicant from the Peace Research Grant Program. If you have previously received a grant, please do not apply for another.
Other ineligible applicants include family members, students or people with other unacceptable relationships to a current or past member of the Board of Directors of the IPRA Foundation or non-Board reviewer, members of the Board of Directors of the IPRA Foundation, or non-Board reviewers.
For more information, visit https://iprafoundation.org/peace-research-grant-instructions/

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