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The Kinsey Institute’s Looking for Student Grant Proposals

via mysexprofessor.com

Are you a sexuality grad student? Are you looking for a little extra cash to help you with your research? (If you answered yes to the first question, then I’m pretty sure you did the same for the second one :-))

The Kinsey Institute is accepting applications for student grants, but the deadline’s coming up! Read the info below and get your paperwork in. And feel free to pass this along to anyone who might want to know about it.



The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction at Indiana University is pleased to announce a Call for Proposals for The Kinsey Institute Student Research Grants 2010-2011. This program confers sexuality research grants to emerging scholars and seeks to fund significant and innovative research, from a wide array of disciplines and perspectives, that deals with human sexuality. The program is supported by donations from Friends of The Kinsey Institute.

Proposals will be accepted beginning September 1, 2010.

The Kinsey Institute will fund up to six proposals at $750 each, half of which will be from graduate students at Indiana University and the other half from graduate students enrolled at other universities in the United States. It is an expectation that results from the funded studies will ultimately be submitted for publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals. In addition, descriptions of the research will be posted on The Kinsey Institute’s website.

The deadline for submission of proposal materials will be November 1, 2010. Applications for funding should include a clear and concise research description (study rationale, methods, and planned data analysis), a budget, and a letter of support from a faculty mentor/advisor. The maximum length is three pages for the research description and one page for the budget. All applicants must be registered as full time graduate students at accredited universities in the United States. In one year’s time following the funding award, we require awardees to submit to The Kinsey Institute preliminary findings of the study in the forms of a one page final report. In addition, the awardees will send the institute any presented/accepted abstracts for presentations at scientific meetings and/or submitted/accepted publications in peer-reviewed journals that are based on the funded research.

For more information, please visit The Kinsey Institute’s website at: http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/research/student_grants.html . Questions regarding the forthcoming grant cycle may be directed to Dr. Brian Dodge at KISRG@indiana.edu .

Dr. Charlie Glickman

Charlie Glickman is the Education Program Manager at Good Vibrations. He also writes, blogs, teaches workshops and university courses, presents at conferences, and trains sexuality educators. He’s certified by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, and loves geeking out about sex, relationships, sex-positivity, love and shame, communities of erotic affiliation, and sexual practices and techniques of all varieties. Follow him online, on Twitter at @charlieglickman, or on Facebook.

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