ARDRAW Small Grant Announcement

Get funded for your graduate student research project!
Get funded for your graduate student research project!
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Get funded for your graduate student research project!


Applications for Research Stipends Due: March 1, 2019

For more information and to apply

The Social Security Administration has announced another round of funding for the Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) small grant program. ARDRAW grant recipients are awarded a one-year $10,000 stipend to conduct supervised independent research designed to foster new analysis of work, rehabilitation, and disability issues, which may develop innovative and fresh perspectives on disability.

Applicants must be masters, doctoral, or post-doctoral-level part-time or full-time graduate students pursuing studies in accredited programs at the time of the award (Fall semester of 2019) with an academic emphasis in topics of interest to disability programs, including, but not limited to, public health, social work, economics, occupational medicine, vocational and rehabilitation counseling, public policy and administration, sociology, psychology, education, medicine, employment, and law.

Informational Calls

Policy Research, Inc. will be holding two informational webinars on January 31, 2019 at 3:30 pm (ET) and February 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm (ET). Interested students and faculty mentors are strongly encouraged to attend. We will provide a brief introduction to the program, review the elements of a successful application and answer any questions.  

Register here: 

January 31, 2019:

February 8, 2019:

View the Request for Applications (RFA):
Contact with any questions.
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