Call for Applications: Scholars-in-Residence Program (2019-2020) Institute for Research on Poverty

The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, as the National Poverty Research Center supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (HHS/ASPE), invites applications from U.S.-based scholars from underrepresented racial and ethnic populations to apply for its Scholar-in-Residence Program.

Applicants must be Ph.D.-holding, U.S.-based scholars at all career levels from at least one of the following underrepresented racial and ethnic populations including: (a) African American or Black; (b) American Indian or Alaskan Native; (c) Hispanic/Latino; (d) Cambodian, Vietnamese, Laotian, or Hmong; and (e) Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Preference will be given to those who are also of the first generation in their family to achieve a college degree.

IRP will cover transportation, lodging, and meals during in-residence visit.

Up to four scholars will be sponsored. Applicants will be notified of their application outcome by April 1, 2019.

The deadline to submit your application is 11:59 p.m. CDT, March 1st, 2019.

The attached RFP includes more information regarding eligibility, selection criteria, and application instructions. More details can also be found here.