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Cornell University

Research, Pedagogy, and Engagement for a World on the Move

Call for Proposals

2022 Grants for Cornell Faculty Studying Migration

Apply by January 31

Migrations is a multi-species phenomena emerging from dynamic socio-ecological systems, as well as driving changes in those systems. Whether your research is people focused and community engaged or studies animals and environments, we want to fund innovative work that spans disciplinary boundaries. 

With support from the Mellon Foundation Just Futures Initiative, we are especially interested in funding research and engagement that centers the connections between racism, dispossession, and migration in interdisciplinary, innovative, and impactful ways.

Watch the Migrations Grants Info Session

On December 13, we held a faculty information session about our current call for proposals. Shannon Gleeson and Eric Tagliacozzo, the Cornell Migrations co-directors, addressed questions about priorities, selection criteria, budgets, and other guidance on how to prepare a successful application.


2021 Awards

Shelters in Syrian refugee camp

Faculty across Cornell's campus are studying racism, dispossession, and migration with support from the Migrations initiative and the Mellon Foundation.

2020 Awards

House sits in murky flood waters
Through innovative, multispecies, and interdisciplinary approaches, these projects cultivated dialogue on key migrations issues.