The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has extended the deadline to apply for the Dr. Benjamin F. Brown IV Fund for Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Scholarship (Brown Fund). Proposals to the program are now due by April 1 at noon.
The Brown Fund supports curriculum development and research projects on issues of global significance. Awards range in amount up to $5,000 per fiscal year based on the needs of the project. Preference will be given to proposals for interdisciplinary and collaborative projects addressing issues of global importance.
Potential topics may include but are not limited to:
- Collaboration and conflict among followers of various world religions
- The interplay of religious beliefs/practices with civil society and political authority
- The eradication of illiteracy
- The impact of economic development on traditional societies
- Global public health
Now in its second year year, the Brown Fund is supported by an endowment created by Dr. Clara M. Lovett in memory of her late husband, Dr. Benjamin F. Brown IV.