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Rackham International Research Awards

Awards of up to $10,000 to support doctoral and master’s students conducting degree-related research outside the U.S. Is this email not displaying correctly?
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Application Deadline: 11:59 pm on February 15, 2016

Rackham International Research Awards (RIRA)

Awards support doctoral and master’s students conducting degree-related research outside the U.S. The grant is intended to defray the costs of conducting clearly defined research projects that are directly related to the applicant’s dissertation or thesis. The maximum award amount is $10,000.


  • Applicants must be in good academic standing in a Rackham degree program.
  • Doctoral students must reach candidacy by September 2016 and have an approved dissertation topic.
  • Master’s level students must be engaged in a non-course related research project required for their degree.
  • Students of any citizenship may apply.


• grants up to $10,000
• apply now for trips taking place between May 2016 and May 2017
• awards announced mid-April 2016


Application and instructions are available online.


Interested applicants should review the website, and maycontact iifellowships-rira@umich.edu with questions or to schedule an advising appointment.

This application will put you in consideration for all of the following awards for which you are eligible:  Rackham International Research Awards (RIRA), International Institute Individual Fellowships (IIIF), African Studies Center (ASC) Research or Internship Support in Africa. 

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