Below are the guidelines for the DRRC Grant Program. If you are a Northwestern University faculty member, Ph.D. student or postdoctoral fellow and wish to be put on our mailing list for grant proposal forms, please email your request to DRRC@kellogg.northwestern.edu.
DRRC Research Grants Spring 2021 Cycle is temporarily suspended.
Principal investigators MUST be affiliated with Northwestern University as a full-time faculty member, a graduate student or a postdoctoral fellow during the grant period. Co-investigators do not need to be affiliated with Northwestern University.
DRRC funds empirical research on conflict, broadly construed. We will consider application that examine inter group and intra group processes related to conflict and collaboration. We are open to a variety of methods: experimental, field, modeling, etc. The grants committee looks for several features in a proposal:
Funding is expected to range from $1,000 - $5,000. On average, we provide $2,500 per awarded grant.
What is likely to receive support:
What will not receive support:
Please submit your application via email to DRRC@kellogg.northwestern.edu.
The contents of your application should include:
After at least two reviewers evaluate each proposal, the grant committee meets to finalize the decision. Applicants receive a decision letter with substantive feedback soon after the committee has met (usually within 14 days of the submission date).
DRRC has longstanding partnerships with the International Academy of Conflict Management (IACM) and the Academy of Management (AOM), two organizations that convene faculty, Ph.D. and postdoctoral fellows to share their knowledge and research.
DRRC is the sponsor of the 2021 IACM Outstanding Dissertation. The International Association for Conflict Management honors the author of an outstanding doctoral dissertation that significantly advances the study of conflict management and negotiation. Winner of this year's award will be announced at the IACM annual conference in July 2021. For more information, view the IACM call for awards page.
DRRC pursues its mission in part through its research-funding program