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IES Graduate Research Grant

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Application Deadline: March 10, 2023

The IES Graduate Research Grant is available to graduate students in any field of study whose research is focused on the study of Europe.


  • Quality of the research proposal in their field
  • Validity and feasibility of the applicant’s research project
  • Research and professional qualifications
  • Strength of the student’s academic performance and letter of recommendation


  • 5-6 page project proposal (double-spaced) with bibliography
  • 1 letter of recommendation*

Winners receive $3,500 in funding, distributed through their bursar account. The IES Graduate Research Grant application is conducted together with the Manon Michels Einaudi and Michele Sicca Grant competitions. Candidates submit a single application and are automatically considered for each of the awards.

*The online application form requires applicants to provide the name and email address of a faculty and/or staff recommender. The online system automatically generates a notification email to the recommender with instructions on how to log in and upload a recommendation letter. The submission deadline for a letter of recommendation is March 17, 2023. 

Contact IES with questions about this award.

Additional Information

Funding Type

  • Fellowship


  • Student