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2020 Fall Development Economics Challenge

News | Oct 09 2020

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The Center for Effective for Global Action (CEGA) is pleased to announce the 2020 Fall Development Economics Challenge Grants. CEGA will offer two types of awards to support original research led by UC Berkeley Economics PhD students:

(1) travel grants up to $5,000 for scoping and/or short-term fieldwork;

(2) seed grants up to $15,000 for extensive, longer-term projects.

Proposed research must involve rigorous evaluation of strategies for poverty alleviation in low- and middle- income countries. Grants may be used to cover travel and lodging, data collection, or data analysis. Grant funds may not be used for student stipends.

Deadline: October 31, 2020

Eligibility Criteria:

Doctoral students in the Economics Department at UC Berkeley can apply.

Each application must include a nomination from a UC Berkeley faculty sponsor. The nomination should be emailed to corey.murray@berkeley.edu by the submission deadline (simply stating “I have reviewed the proposed research and agree to nominate the applicant for this award”).

Application Process:

To apply, please submit the following in a single PDF:

  1. Application Form with Budget Template
  2. Short proposal (2 pages or less, 12 point font, single-spaced)
  3. Email nomination from faculty sponsor (emailed directly to corey.murray@berkeley.edu)

Please email Corey Murray (corey.murray@berkeley.edu) with any inquiries.

2019 Development Economics Challenge Grants are made possible by generous contributions from Diana Walsh, Kent Walker, and Charles & Feralee Levin.

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