UCR Program on Global Studies

Research Funding for

Graduate and Undergraduate UCR  Students


The Program on Global Studies (PoGS) is an interdisciplinary research and education initiative at the University of California, Riverside.

PoGS is co-Directed by Professors Juliann Allison (Political Science) and Christopher Chase-Dunn (Sociology).


Four student research stipends ($500 each two for graduate students and two for undergraduates) are available to support original research projects on

global processes and social change.  One page (single-spaced) proposals stating the research problem and plan should be submitted to Nelda Thomas,

IROWS Administrative Assistant.  Your name, contact information, and a brief (roughly 100 word) summary stating how this project fits into your education

at UCR should be provided on a second page.  The POGS co-directors will review the proposals and will award the stipends to the four most promising projects

(2 graduate and 2 undergraduate. The deadline for submission of research proposals is February 1, 2009.  Students receiving this support may be asked to

present their findings at a public meeting of the PoGS symposium.  Recipients of the research stipends will be notified by February 15, 2009.

Mail Proposals to:



Nelda Thomas


College Building South

University of California

Riverside, CA  92521

The Program on Global Studies is the UCR branch of the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), a multi-campus research unit of the University of California, with head offices at the University of California, San Diego.