Ortner Center on Violence & Abuse in Relationships

Research support for students

The Ortner Center offers competitive seed grants to support student-developed research projects. The purpose of the funding is to support independent, innovative, student-initiated research projects that will contribute to the knowledge surrounding intimate partner violence and will enhance the research skills of students so as to better prepare them for their future work as scholars. Awards range from $1000- $4000 and are contingent upon the budget justification provided by the applicant.


Proposals from students at all levels and in all Schools are considered. Priority is given to applications from doctoral students.


Application guidelines can be found here.


Click here for a list of past project awards.