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Graduate Student Funding

2016 CSS fellowship

By DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

What is the CSS Fellowship?

The CSS Fellowship is designed to provide students with extra funds to conduct innovative research that applies computational techniques to social science research.

How much can you apply for?

Students can request up to $10,000 which may be used at any time during the academic year.

What can you use the money for?

Funds can pay for tuition, RA support for the student doing the project, software, hardware, computing, transcribing, translating, and surveys.  Funds cannot pay for conference travel or hiring other Stanford students as RAs.  To find out if your budget items are allowed, contact the program coordinator, Kylie Swall.

Who can apply?

The competition is open to Stanford graduate students from the social sciences (anthropology, sociology, communication, political science, psychology, and economics), the Graduate School of Education, and the Department of Management Science and Engineering.

How to apply

Applications should be emailed to Kylie Swall. Proposals should be 1-2 pages in length explaining an interdisciplinary research project that applies computational methods to social science research. In addition to the application, please include:

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