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Faculty Affiliate Grants

TISS awards small grants to the Institute’s Faculty Affiliates and Graduate Fellows to support projects that advance its core objectives. These objectives are:

  • To build a diverse, interdisciplinary community of security studies scholars to advance research initiatives and collaborations
  • To foster the intellectual, educational, and career development of students and young scholars with a particular focus on expanding the diversity of the security studies field
  • To build bridges among the academic, policymaker, and military communities
  • To educate students, policymakers, the military, and the general public on issues of national and international security

TISS Faculty Affiliates and Graduate Fellows may seek support for a range of activities. Examples include:

  • Hosting an external speaker to give a talk in the Triangle
  • A workshop, meeting, or conference on a security-related topic
  • A junior faculty book manuscript workshop
  • Dissemination of research results to the public and other non-academic audiences
  • A professional development seminar for students interested in careers in security

Award amounts are flexible but will not exceed $3,000.

To apply, please fill out and submit the following form