A Discussion on Central and South Asia

2018-19 Competitive Applications

Competitive Application Background and Overview

The University of Nebraska’s Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost invites applications for research projects and teaching initiatives that build on the university’s successful Central and South Asia Discussion, hosted at UNO in March 2018.

The primary purpose of the Central Asia South Asia Research Initiative is to strengthen the University of Nebraska’s research competitiveness and understanding of Central and South Asia by fully leveraging its multi-campus intellectual capacity and research resources.  It is designed to facilitate new and strengthen existing research collaborations among faculty studying extramurally-fundable research question(s) about, with or in Central Asia South Asia from a broad multidisciplinary “systems” approach. This initiative is focused on helping position faculty teams to be more competitive for the extramural funding required to further their research and to better understand the wide variety of complex systems found in nature and society in Central Asia South Asia.

The primary purpose of the Central Asia South Asia Teaching Initiative is to strengthen the on-campus curriculum at University of Nebraska campuses regarding any country or region of Central and South Asia.  It is designed to facilitate new and strengthen existing collaborations among faculty regarding instruction about any topic regarding Central Asia South Asia.

Eligibility

Assistant, Associate or Full Professors and equivalent-rank professors of practice employed by any University of Nebraska campus are eligible to submit funding applications, as described in the RFA documents.

Timeline and RFA Documents

Applications for the Central Asia South Asia Research Initiative should be submitted by Tuesday November 7, 2018, 5 PM Central via the grants-awards.nebraska.edu website.  Consult your research office for additional campus-specific requirements.

Applications for the Central Asia South Asia Teaching Initiative should be submitted by Tuesday November 7, 2018, to the Senior International Officer on each campus, as described in the RFA document.

For the Teaching Initiative proposal, use the budget form that is available here.