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The Graduate Student Engagement Fund makes grants to individual graduate students, and to small student teams, proposing research-based scholarly and/or creative projects that will enhance students’ professional development and that will—through meetings, events, or other mechanisms that disseminate or share the work—enrich the greater Pratt community.

Application Information    Funding Guidelines & Procedures

Total funding available for the 2019–2020 academic year is $70,000.00. Up to $60,000.00 will be allocated for the support of projects proposed by individuals, while at least $10,000.00 will be designated for grants to teams, to encourage collaborative and cross-disciplinary initiatives at the Institute, including studio projects, research and interdisciplinary alliances.

To apply for a grant, visit Application Information about proposals and evaluation. For information regarding the funding process, visit Funding Information for rules and forms. 

Deadlines for the 2019-2020 Academic Year:

  • October 1, 2019
  • February 3, 2020
  • April 1, 2020

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